Teaching Assistant

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £96 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Exciting Opportunity for SEND Teaching Assistant in Burton-on-Trent, starting September 2024!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with complex needs? An excellent opportunity has arisen for a dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant to join a primary school in Burton-on-Trent, working within an Early Years Foundation Stage class.

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant
Location: Burton-on-Trent
Start Date: 2nd September 2024

About the Role:

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with children in the EYFS class who have complex needs, providing them with the support and encouragement they need to thrive. You will assist the class teacher in delivering tailored learning activities, promoting social interaction, and providing individualised care.

Key Responsibilities:

– Providing one-on-one support to children with complex needs
– Assisting in the implementation of Individual Care Plans
– Creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment
– Collaborating with the class teacher and SENCO to meet the needs of all students
– Supporting students with personal care, if required


– Previous experience working with children with SEND, particularly in EYFS
– Strong understanding of SEND strategies and interventions
– Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude
– Ability to work effectively as part of a team
– Relevant qualifications or training in SEND support
– Must have own transport due to travel between a SEND provision and the Primary School


– Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on children’s lives
– Supportive school environment
– Competitive pay rate
– Professional development opportunities

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about supporting children with, SEND and eager to contribute to their educational journey, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter detailing your relevant experience

Join our team and become an integral part of creating an inclusive and nurturing learning environment for all students at our primary school in Burton-on-Trent!

Career Teachers Derby
Phone: 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.

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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