SEND Teaching Assistant

Connex - Derby

Connex Education Partnership is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to provide support to our lovely schools in the Burton-upon-Trent area. We are looking for an individual who has high aspirations for students, and who has the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of pupils.

As part of this role, you will work under the guidance of teaching and senior staff to undertake work, care and support programmes. You will be responsible for enabling access to learning for pupils, and you will assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Working for our agency is fantastic if you are looking to work more flexibility, because supply can fit around your commitments. You choose the days you would like to work, week-to-week, and we can offer you the roles that suit you best; whether you prefer working with younger or older children, in part-time or full-time roles, within day-to-day or long term supply.

For this position, we ask that you have the following:

  • At least 3 months’ recent classroom experience with primary-aged children
  • 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, or experience of working with SEND children
  • A willingness to undertake additional training and CPD, including safeguarding training
  • A DBS on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one
  • 2 professional references.

In return, Connex Education will offer you:

  • Access our online training platform Thirsty Scholars, 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 by sending your CV to Please call the office on 01332 913 151 with any questions about the role.

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