Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1216988863-2
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: GSL Education - Southampton
  • Location: Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £12.00 to £13.00 Per Hour
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Project Management, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Are you passionate about helping children with special educational needs? Do you want to make a real difference in their lives? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
We are working with a lovely SEN school based in The New Forest, and we are currently seeking a dedicated and caring SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. The school boasts fantastic facilities, including a sensory room, soft play areas, and extensive outdoor spaces.
As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting our students with their learning and development. Some of the experiences we are looking for in the ideal candidate include:
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly those with autism and/or social and emotional needs
  • Knowledge of and experience with behaviour management strategies
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and communicate effectively with parents and other professionals
  • A patient and nurturing approach to working with children
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced and changing environment
In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary of 12 to 13 per hour and the opportunity to work in a supportive and welcoming environment.
If you are ready to make a positive impact in the lives of the students, then we would love to hear from you! Please submit your application today.

To work with GSL Education as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant, you should:

  • Have the right to work in the UK.
  • Have an up-to-date CV with two relevant references from within the last 2 years.
  • Have a DBS registered to the update service or be happy to apply for one with GSL Education

Here at GSL Education, we offer competitive pay rates, bespoke service and dedicated Consultants who will support you in securing your new role. Whether you are at the start of your career or are looking for a more manageable work-life balance, rest assured we are here for you. As experienced Education Recruiters, we have helped hundreds of Candidates gain the relevant experience and training required to become Specialist Support Staff, Newly Qualified Teachers, Fully Qualified Teachers, Education Psychologists and even gain Senior Leadership appointments.

Please be advised that this role requires strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS on the update service.


For more information about any of the positions mentioned above, please contact Conor Burgess at GSL Education as soon as possible. To work with GSL Education on the role of SEN Teaching Assistant, please apply via the application link or visit (url removed) to apply online.