SEN Teaching Assistant

Connex - Derby

Due to an increase in positions, Connex Education Partnership is seeking a committed and passionate Teaching Assistant to work directly with SEND children in mainstream schools in Burton upon Trent and the surrounding area. The role will be varied, with some 1:1 work as well as intervention support with small groups.

The role is very flexible, depending on your circumstances and requirements. You can choose to work part-time or full time, in different schools when required to cover absence, or in longer-term positions in a particular school if this is your preference.

The ability to build positive relationships with children is a requirement of this role, and you should be adaptable and versatile to the needs of the students in order to best support them in their educational journey.

As a successful Teaching Assistant you will have:

  • Experience working within a primary school environment
  • Good time management
  • A calm, resilient manner and the ability to communicate well with young people
  • Confidence in your behaviour management skills
  • A current DBS subscribed to the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one
  • 2 professional references covering the last 2 full years.

In return, Connex can offer you:

  • Full, FREE access to our training suite of over 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.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, apply directly below or send your CV to If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Derby office on 01332 913 151.

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