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SEND Teaching Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £95 per day
Education and Training

Career Teachers are seeking a Teaching Assistant who is passionate about empowering young people and fostering creativity in learning.

Hours: Maximum of 30 hours per week Minimum of 18 hours per week.

Weeks: 39 Working Weeks – Permanent part-time, and full-time.

Location: East Midlands – Mansfield, Ilkeston and Nottingham.

Function of role:

  • To support and maintain a high level of learner engagement through collaborative preparation and delivery of an innovative, creative and flexible curriculum.
  • To use a collaborative and multi-agency holistic approach to delivering an education provision which includes attention to health and safety awareness, risk management and the safeguarding of young people.


  • Two years’ experience of working with children and young people or vulnerable adults within an education, health or social care setting.
  • Demonstrate experience of developing effective resources for young people with additional needs.
  • Demonstrate experience of working with young people or vulnerable adults with additional needs

Education and Training:

  • To hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in an education, health or social care setting (e.g. relevant NVQ, PTLLs, A levels).
  • To be able to produce evidence of previous CPD (e.g. first aid, safeguarding training, diversity training, CAF/EHC training, IOSHH).
  • To hold a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification (e.g. Level 2 award/certificate in support work in schools/teaching and learning in schools.


  • Must hold a UK Driving Licence and have access to a road worthy
  • Understand the importance of adhering to the organisation’s policies,
  • procedures and practices.
  • Be committed to delivering holistic family interventions.
  • Be driven to provide positive outcomes to children, young people and
  • vulnerable adults.

If you are interested in supporting every child to ensure they receive the education they deserve, email your updated CV to or call 01332 291723.

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.

Benefits of working with Career Teachers

Free CPD

Access to Skills Network

Refer a friend scheme

Recognition programme

Affinity Extra – Thousands of discounts on multiple high street shops including coffee and cinemas, plus other benefits and a Health & Wellbeing portal.

These benefits are applicable to those who are working with Career Teachers. You will gain access to the Affinity Extra this portal once you start working with us.

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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