SEN Teaching Assistant in Smallfield, United Kingdom

The Aurora Group

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Smallfield, Surrey

Hourly Rate: £11.55 – £12.35 per hour

Salary: Actual salary £20,637.54 – £22,063.53 dependant on experience and qualifications

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm, flexibility within these hours is essential and you are required to work till 5pm one day a week for staff training and meetings. Term time only.

Aurora Redehall School

Part of the Aurora Group, Aurora Redehall School, in Smallfield, Surrey are currently looking to recruit a SEN Teaching Assistant. Redehall School supports children aged 6-11 years with communication difficulties typically associated with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism.

Aurora Redehall School is linked to Caterham Education Centre, they share the same Headteacher and Senior Management Team, however each site has its own Assistant Head and team of Teachers and TAs. Although the sites operate separately on the whole, students do cross between sites occasionally.

To take a virtual look around our school please click here: Aurora Redehall

Key Duties:

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development

  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class

  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school. Some physical intervention may be needed upon occasion, full training on this will be provided.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.

The team at Redehall are a family, they believe in working together to achieve the best for their co-workers and students alike. Naturally passionate educators, the whole team strive to exceed expectations at every opportunity. At Redehall we understand “it’s about more than education”.

Please note that duties will vary and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims of Redehall when required.

For the full job description please contact Liz from the recruitment team [email protected]

  • GCSE Maths and English qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.

  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (desirable but not essential)

  • Experience of working in a special school environment is highly desirable.

  • Team TEACH Training- desirable

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance and Pension

  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

How to apply:

You can apply online by completing our online application form. For more information on this position please contact Liz on 07918 585258 / [email protected]

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.

Please note that candidates that are shortlisted might be subject to an online search.

#Reed FTE: £24,024 – £25,688

Job ID: 2023-4452

External Company URL:

Address Line 1: Redehall Rd

Post End Date: 06/10/2023

Work from home: No

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