Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£84 - £94 per day
Education and Training

### Job Advertisement: SEN Teaching Assistant (Supply) – Wakefield

**Position:** SEN Teaching Assistant

**Location:** Wakefield

**Job Type:** Supply/Temporary/Long Term Basis

**Start Date:** Immediate

**Salary:** Competitive, based on experience

**About the Role:**

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team on a supply basis, working with autistic students in Wakefield. This rewarding role involves supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to achieve their full potential in a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

**Key Responsibilities:**

– Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with autism.

– Provide one-on-one support to students, adapting teaching methods to meet their individual needs.

– Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.

– Support students with personal care and social activities as needed.

– Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to monitor and report on student progress.

– Utilize effective behavior management strategies to support students’ social and emotional development.


– Experience working with children with Special Educational Needs, particularly autism.

– Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent).

– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with SEN.

– Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

– Ability to manage challenging behaviors and remain calm under pressure.

– Flexibility and adaptability to work in various classroom settings.


– Competitive daily rates of pay.

– Flexible working hours to suit your schedule.

– Opportunities for professional development and training.

– A supportive and collaborative working environment.

**How to Apply:**

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in the lives of autistic students and meet the requirements above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

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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