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SEND Teaching Assistant – Sheffield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£85 - £100 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: S5 Sheffield, Primary School

Start Date: ASAP

Pay Rate: £85 – £100 per day

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEND Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant primary school in the S5 area of Sheffield. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The successful candidate will support the class teacher in creating an inclusive and nurturing learning environment where every child can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEND.
* Assist in the development and implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs).
* Support students’ social and emotional development.
* Help to prepare and maintain a stimulating learning environment.
* Monitor and record students’ progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents.
* Assist with classroom management and behavior support.
* Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a consistent approach to each child’s learning and development.
* Assist with personal care needs when required.
* Support students during school activities and outings.

Skills and Requirements:

* Previous experience working with children with SEND in a school setting.
* A patient, empathetic, and supportive attitude.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
* A flexible and adaptable approach to work.
* Understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies.
* Relevant qualifications or training in SEND support (desirable but not essential).

Application Process:
If you are passionate about supporting children with SEND and want to make a positive impact in a primary school environment, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to Rebecca English at

Join us in shaping the future and ensuring every child receives the education they deserve!


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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