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SEND Teaching Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
£83.87 - £100 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant NEEDED for a brilliant Primary School in Burton on Trent!!

About Us:
Career Teachers are a reputable supply agency dedicated to providing outstanding educational support to schools and institutions in Burton-on-Trent. Currently, we are seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with children in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) who have special educational needs.

Role and Responsibilities:

– Provide tailored support and assistance to children with special educational needs in EYFS settings.
– Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment conducive to the individual needs of each child.
– Collaborate effectively with teachers and other support staff to implement personalized learning strategies.
– Monitor and track progress, adapting interventions as necessary to promote academic and social development.
– Maintain regular communication with parents and caregivers, providing updates on student progress and achievements.


– Previous experience working as a SEN Teaching Assistant, preferably in EYFS settings.
– Strong understanding of various special educational needs and effective strategies for supporting children with diverse needs.
– Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (e.g., CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools).
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with children, colleagues, and parents.
– Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the role and the students.

Pay Range:
£83.87 – £100 per day (depending on experience and qualifications)

Additional Benefits:

– Opportunities for professional development and training.
– Access to a supportive team and network of educational professionals.
– Potential for long-term placements and career advancement opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

*Note: Access to own vehicle is advantageous but not essential.*

Join our team and be part of our mission to empower every child to reach their full potential! Apply today.


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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