Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1222668360-2
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: TeacherActive
  • Location: Smethwick, West Midlands
  • Salary: £69.69 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Do you hold a Level 3 NVQ certificate in Children s Learning and Development or equivalent? Do you work well independently and as part of a team?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a SEND TA / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant in an good Primary school in Smethwick.

The post requires a talented SEND TA / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant who is flexible, enthusiastic and dedicated to supporting children with educational needs to join their team of dedicated staff. You must also be willing to work with pupils on a 1-2-1 basis and have experience working with pupils with special educational needs.


All applicants must be NVQ Level 3 qualified and have a minimum of 6 months experience working with children with SEND / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. You will need to feel confident within a classroom environment and be able to take direction from a class teacher.

The role will include:

  • Assisting the teacher with classroom preparation
  • 1:1 work with students who require additional support
  • Leading group work
  • Helping the class teacher with pupil observations

As a SEND TA / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant through TeacherActive you will receive:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Support from a dedicated team of consultants
  • An excellent referral scheme Terms and Conditions apply
  • Access to a range of unique positions in our schools

All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.