SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Swadlincote
  • £70.08 - 90.00 per day

Connex - Derby

Are you looking for a rewarding career in education? 

Are you passionate about working with SEN children, and long to make a positive impact on their lives?

If so, Connex Education Partnership has the ideal opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a skilled and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team of exceptional supply staff in Swadlincote. Roles with us consist of either day-to-day supply, where you will work on an ad-hoc basis to cover absence where and when needed, or long-term supply, which may suit you better if you would prefer set days in one local school, for a longer period of time. And, with many of our staff going on to find permanent work in our schools, we may even be able to find you your forever job!

Within this role, you will be required to work alongside individuals and groups of children with additional needs, in our mainstream schools. You will provide one-to-one support, assist with classroom management, and help tailor learning activities to meet individual learning needs. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification, or at least 3 months’ experience as a Teaching Assistant
  • Kind, patience and enthusiasm, and the ability to work under guidance of the class teacher but also to your own initiative
  • A commitment to supporting all children to reach their full potential
  • Knowledge of SEND, and experience working with children with SEND
  • The ability to communicate effectively with children and colleagues, in order to build relationships quickly
  • A DBS on the update service, or the willingness to apply for a new one
  • The ability to provide us with 2 professional references covering the last 2 years.

In return, Connex Education will offer you:

  • Access our online training platform Connex Academy, with over 80 free courses
  • Weekly pay at a competitive rate and dependent on experience, via PAYE
  • Refer a friend scheme, at £200 per referral
  • A dedicated and experienced education consultant, who will be available to you 24/7
  • Interview observation guidance, and help writing a good CV.

If you are interested in this position, please apply below or by sending your CV to Please call the office on 01332 913 151 with any questions about the role.

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