SEN Teaching Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
£85 - £95 per day + Free CPD courses, Pension
Education and Training
Full Time

Join Our Team as a Teaching Assistant in a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) School in Derby!

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you thrive in a supportive and dynamic environment where every day brings new challenges and rewards? If so, we want you to be a part of our dedicated team at Career Teachers!

Position: Learning Support Officer
Location: Derby
Employment Type: Full-time and Part-time opportunities available
Salary: £83.50 – £90 per day (depending on experience)

Why Choose Us?

  • Rewarding Work: Join a team that is committed to providing exceptional support and guidance to students with special educational needs, empowering them to reach their full potential.
  • Dynamic Environment: Experience the excitement of working in a vibrant school community where no two days are the same, and every interaction makes a difference.
  • Professional Development: Access ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise in supporting students with SEN.
  • Supportive Team: Work alongside passionate professionals who share your dedication to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one and group support to students with special educational needs, assisting them with their learning and development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and ensure the diverse needs of students are met.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment where every student feels valued, supported, and empowered to succeed.
  • Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents, contributing to ongoing assessment and evaluation processes.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience working with students with special educational needs is essential.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, special education, or related fields are advantageous.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs and are ready to embark on a rewarding career journey, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our team at Career Teachers and help shape the future of education in Derby.


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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