SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Bury
  • £400 - 600 per week

Connex - Central

SEND Teaching Assistant

Pay between £400 – £600 per week. Dependent on experience

Connex Education Solutions is working alongside Shaw Educatiom Trust as their recruitment partner. We’re looking for SEND Teaching Assistants to provide learning support to pupils in one of their Secondary Schools.

As a SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) you will work closely with class teachers to assist students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis, explaining concepts, facilitating engaging activities, and enabling their educational development. Other key duties include managing behaviour challenges, aiding with exam arrangements, and helping prepare useful classroom resources.

We welcome passionate SEND Teaching Assistants of all experience levels – from those just starting out building their skills, to expert assistants seeking new challenges. Full and part-time roles available.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to quickly build rapport with students
  • Be confident handling classroom administrative tasks
  • Confident dealing with challenging behaviour and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including Autism, SEMH and Communication Needs

We also encourage applications from people with experience as Health Care Assistants and Support Workers.

All candidates we register complete Connex Academy Job Ready training. Also, once you’ve secured a long-term role, we’ll fund your Level 3 Teaching Assistant or Level 4 HLTA qualification, making this the perfect opportunity to start your career in Education.

What you’ll do:

  • support pupils 1-1 or in small groups
  • prepare learning materials.
  • adapt teaching support according to student’s needs.
  • look after children’s physical, social, and emotional welfare.

Benefits of working with Connex Education Solutions:

  • Competitive daily rate.
  • PAYE paid weekly.
  • Flexible Work Opportunities
  • Guaranteed Pay Opportunities.
  • Free access to our SEND Toolkit skills development package comprising over 19 courses.
  • Funded formal qualifications, from Level 2 SEND, Level 3
  • Teaching and Learning, Level 4 HLTA and Level 5 TEFL.
  • Career progression via our Care to Classroom setting conversion course
  • Wellbeing programme and refresher training for life in a 21st century classroom.
  • Trainee teacher apprenticeship opportunities.

If you are interested in being a SEND Teaching Assistant please apply today or email your CV to

Protected Characteristics Statement

All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks, including a DBS check. All appointments will be made subject to a DBS check. Connex Education Partnership is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate based on age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, culture, marital status or disability. Everyone is assessed on merit alone.

Connex Education Partnership is an employment agency and employment business.

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