SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Derby
  • £65 - 90 per day

Connex - Derby

Do you love working with children, and long to make a difference to the lives of those with additional needs?

Connex Education Partnership is currently seeking a kind and committed primary Teaching Assistant in order to help provide SEND children with better access the primary curriculum. We have an increasing number of short-term and long-term roles available in primary schools across Derby.

Within this role, you will supervise and provide targeted support for individuals or groups of children with special needs. With guidance from the teacher, you will use specialised learning strategies and promote good behaviour in order to enable select students to meet social, emotional and learning goals.

Working for us is perfect if you are looking for more flexibility and a better work-life balance. You can be as busy as you want to with our agency, because you are able to work the days you’d like to, within the age groups you prefer. You may choose to work in different schools to build your experience, or decide that a one of our many longer term roles in one school suits you better. 

As a successful teaching assistant, you will possess:

  • A Teaching Assistant qualification, such as Level 2 or Level 3 CACHE, or 3 months’ experience in a classroom environment
  • Experience working with SEND children, or be willing to undertake additional training
  • The ability to work to the guidance of the class teacher, as well as to your own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with children and parents
  • The ability to implement a range of Teaching and Learning strategies.

Candidate requirements:

  • Current DBS on the update service, or willing to apply for another
  • Willing to undertake mandatory safeguarding training
  • Ability to provide 2 professional references.

In return, Connex can offer you:

  • Full, FREE access to our training suite of 80 CPD courses and fully-funded qualifications
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Ongoing assignments in single or multiple local schools
  • An experienced local consultant to provide advice and support
  • A weekly PAYE scheme, including employer pension contributions, subject to minimum requirements.

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