SEN Supply Teaching Assistant

Connex - Nottingham

Position: SEN Supply Teaching Assistant

Location: Kirkby-In-Ashfield 

Contract Type: Full-Time, Temporary

Salary: £325 – £540 a week

At Connex Education, we’re collaborating with a Kirby-In-Ashfield based school that is well-regarded for its commitment to inclusivity and the development of a diverse community of learners, including those with various special educational needs. This institution prides itself on cultivating an environment that is welcoming, supportive, and dedicated to continuous improvement.

Role Overview:

As a SEN Supply Teaching Assistant, your role is pivotal in fostering the growth and development of students with SEN. Your responsibilities encompass:

  • Teacher Assistance: Collaborating with the classroom teacher to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment for students with special educational needs.
  • Personalized Support: Providing individual or small-group support to students, customizing learning activities to meet unique learning requirements and facilitating academic progress.
  • Behavioral Support: Implementing effective behavior management strategies to help students attain their social and emotional goals, thereby ensuring a positive and conducive learning atmosphere.
  • Resource Preparation: Assisting in the preparation and organization of educational materials, making certain they are accessible to all students.
  • Collaborative Approach: Working closely with fellow members of the SEN team, parents/guardians, and external professionals to establish a comprehensive and integrated support system for each student.
  • Personal Care: Assist students with personal activities. 


  • Previous experience working with children or individuals with special educational needs is advantageous, though not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated patience and empathy, with an ability to comprehend the diverse needs of students and adapt support accordingly.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, enabling effective collaboration with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
  • A commitment to promoting inclusion, diversity, and equality within an educational setting.
  • Flexibility in working hours and an aptitude for adapting to changing schedules.
  • A valid DBS check (or willingness to obtain one) is required.


  • The opportunity to effect positive change in the lives of students with SEN, contributing to their academic achievements and personal development.
  • Gain valuable experience in an educational setting and develop essential skills for a future career in education or related fields.
  • Competitive salary package based on experience.
  • Access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you have a strong passion for supporting students with special educational needs and are interested in this fulfilling role, please submit your up-to-date CV. Email your application to

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