SEND Teaching Assistant

Birmingham, West Midlands
£85 - £95 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Career Teachers have an exciting opportunity for an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to join the staff team at a mainstream secondary School based in Birmingham starting as soon as possible.

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive and energetic SEND Teaching Assistant (TA) to join the teaching faculty at an Ofsted rated Good School in Birmingham. Providing you with the chance to work under the guidance of teaching staff, undertaking support programmes that enable access to learning for all pupils. You will be working within an inclusive and nurturing learning environment within a dedicated staff team who strive to be a beacon of support, whilst developing innovative learning schemes to increase the academic and vocational potential of every student.

You will be responsible for providing learning support on a 1:1 basis across all subjects, supporting students aged 11 to 18 years with a broad range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and cognition and learning difficulties.

You will be combining your knowledge of learning support and teaching techniques with your compassion and understanding of learning needs, to support pupils in their education career and Teachers in their duties.


  • Hold a relevant level 2 qualification as a minimum such as Level 2 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or Level 2 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Experience of supporting pupils identified with having SEND including SEMH.
  • Eligibility to work within the UK.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS check on the update service or be willing to undertake a new one.
  • Have up-to-date safeguarding training; Career Teachers offer a FREE online Safeguarding training course
  • Able to provide a minimum of 2 x references to cover the last 2 years of employment history.
  • A calm and positive attitude
  • Have a passion for supporting and nurturing students.
  • Can effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies.
  • A strong desire to inspire and support young people.
  • Able to build strong relationships with both students and staff.

By registering with Career Teachers, you will be offered:

  • Regular work available including short and long-term supply, and permanent opportunities.
  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Weekly pay with the option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Pension contributions
  • Candidate of the term recognition and reward
  • Professional support from our team of experienced and dedicated consultants.
  • Access to our FREE online CPD courses
  • Plus, recommend a friend who’s looking for a new role and you will receive £125 for every referral.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity
Apply now by sending your CV through to Stacey directly or contact me to discuss further on 0121 633 4698

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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