SEND Teaching Assistant

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary £23000 - £24500 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLuke Bailie

Job description

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Scunthorpe

Salary: £23,000 - £24,500

Start Date: ASAP

Are you passionate about creating inclusive and welcoming learning environments? Do you have a deep commitment to supporting diverse student needs? Join our team at Leader Education as an Inclusive Classroom Assistant and be an integral part of fostering an inclusive educational experience for all!

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Support Inclusive Learning: Assist in the implementation of inclusive teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of students in the classroom.
  2. Individualised Support: Provide one-on-one assistance to students with special needs, ensuring they have equal access to educational opportunities.
  3. Collaborative Planning: Work closely with teachers and other educational professionals to develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and accommodations.
  4. Promote Positive Behaviour: Foster a positive and respectful classroom environment by reinforcing positive behaviour and assisting in managing challenging behaviours.
  5. Adaptation of Materials: Modify and adapt instructional materials to cater to the diverse learning styles and abilities of students.


- Previous experience working in an educational setting, particularly with students who have diverse learning needs or relevant transferable experience

- Understanding of inclusive education principles and strategies.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development of all students.

- Ability to collaborate effectively with teachers, parents, and other support staff.


- A relevant degree in education, special education, or a related field is preferred.


- Competitive salary

- Professional development opportunities

- Health and wellness programs

- Supportive and collaborative work environment

Join us in shaping a future where every student can thrive in a truly inclusive educational setting.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS and safeguarding checks and would start working through our agency whilst the school complete your compliance. There is the chance to go permanent.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.