SEND Teaching Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £98 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Career Teachers are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEND Teaching Assistant to join an infant school in DE13. This full-time role involves providing one-on-one support to two children with ADHD and attachment needs. You will play a crucial role in their academic and social development, ensuring they receive the tailored support they need to thrive in a school environment.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide individualised support to two children with ADHD and attachment needs.
– Implement and adapt learning strategies to meet the unique needs of each child.
– Assist with classroom activities, ensuring an inclusive and supportive environment.
– Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and monitor progress.
– Foster a positive and nurturing learning atmosphere.
– Support the emotional and social development of the children.


– Experience working with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) children, particularly those with ADHD and attachment needs.
– Previous experience in an infant school setting is essential.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with special needs.
– Relevant qualifications or training in SEND support is desirable.

What We Offer:

– A supportive and collaborative working environment.
– Competitive salary and benefits.
– Ongoing professional development opportunities.
– The chance to make a significant impact on the lives of young children.

If you are an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant with a passion for making a difference in the lives of children, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join our team and help shape a brighter future for our students.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role For more information, contact Career Teachers at 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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