SEND Teaching Assistant – immediate start

Connex - Derby

Do you long to make a positive difference to the lives of young people with SEND?

Are you patient and understanding, with the knowledge and experience to best support those with additional needs?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within one of our lovely schools in Burton-upon-Trent, for an experienced SEND teaching assistant to help support a small group of reception children with additional needs. As well as providing individualised support for children within this group in order to help meet their complex learning needs, there would be an element of personal care.

The role has an immediate start date and would be full-time.

The school prides itself on an inclusive curriculum, which encourages children to celebrate their differences and reach their greatest potential. You would be welcomed as the newest member of a passionate and hardworking team of staff.

The ideal candidate for this role would need:

  • Experience supporting pupils with SEND
  • A relevant qualification, such as Level 3 CACHE or Level 4 SEND
  • The ability to adapt support according to individual needs
  • Fantastic behaviour management skills
  • A good understanding of policies relating to SEND and child protection
  • The ability to work from and evaluate pupil progress again IEP targets
  • The ability to build fantastic relationships with students, staff and parents.

In return, Connex can offer you:

  • Full access to a range of free CPD training
  • Excellent pay rates, paid weekly via PAYE
  • Fantastic links to schools in and around Swadlincote
  • An experienced education consultant who will be available to you 24/7
  • Interview/observation guidance, and help writing your CV.

Any candidates with the relevant knowledge, qualifications and experience are invited to apply directly, or by calling our Derby office on 01332 913 151; alternatively, please send your CV to

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