SEN Teaching Assistant Sheffield S9

  • Job Reference: 1383741286-2
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Career Teachers
  • Location: City, Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Position: Special Needs Teaching Assistant
Location: Sheffield - S9 - In Mainstream Primary School
Schedule: 5 days per week
Salary: 85 - 110 per day

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs? Are you dedicated to providing personalised support to help students thrive academically and socially? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Provide 1:1 support to a child with autism, fostering a supportive and nurturing learning environment.
- Assist the child in accessing the curriculum and engaging in learning activities, adapting materials and resources as needed.
- Implement individualised strategies and interventions to support the child's academic progress and social development.
- Support the child with sensory needs, communication difficulties, and behavioural challenges, using positive behaviour management techniques.
- Collaborate with the classroom teacher and SENCO to develop and implement personalized learning plans and targets.
- Maintain accurate records of the child's progress and achievements, communicating regularly with parents/carers and other professionals involved in the child's support network.
- Foster positive relationships with the child, promoting independence, confidence, and self-esteem.


- Relevant experience working with children with autism or other special educational needs.
- Knowledge of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based interventions.
- Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude towards supporting children with diverse needs.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and external professionals.
- Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the child and the school environment.
- Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adhering to school policies and procedures.
- Relevant qualifications such as a Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent are desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children with autism, please contact Lewi White at Career Teachers in Sheffield on (phone number removed) or apply through this website. We are proud to partner with this school and are committed to supporting you throughout the application process and beyond.

Don't miss out on this chance to join a dedicated team of educators and make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with special educational needs. Apply today!

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.