Teaching Assistant. Job in Sheffield Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1380526049-2
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Academics Ltd
  • Location: City, Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Advert: Teaching Assistant (Primary School - SEN)

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Sheffield

Contract: Full-Time, Specialist SEN Unit

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Duration: Until the end of the Academic Year in July

Pay Rate: 400- 500 per week

Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Academics, a leading education recruitment agency, is seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join a mainstream primary school in Sheffield. This rewarding full-time contract involves working 1 to 1 with a child with SEN within a specialist unit.

Role Overview:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. Your responsibilities will include providing tailored support to a child with SEN, helping them to engage fully in classroom activities and achieve their potential. This position starts on the 2nd of September and runs until the end of the academic year in July.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering personalised support to a child with SEN on a 1 to 1 basis.
  • Assisting with the implementation of individual education plans.
  • Encouraging and facilitating social interaction and communication.
  • Supporting the child's emotional and behavioural development.
  • Collaborating with teachers and SEN coordinators to track progress.

Why Choose Academics?

At Academics, we prioritise understanding your preferences and career goals. We take the time to learn what you're looking for in a role, ensuring we place you in positions that align with your skills and interests, on days that suit you. Our commitment to personalised service means that if this particular contract isn't the perfect fit, there are always other opportunities available. We currently have a high demand for Teaching Assistants across various schools and nurseries, so don't hesitate to apply - your ideal position might be just around the corner!


  • Experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Understanding and knowledge of SEN.
  • Patience, empathy, and excellent communication skills.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 3, NVQ Level 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent).


  • Competitive weekly pay ( 400- 500).
  • Full-time contract with the potential for future opportunities.
  • Supportive and welcoming school environment.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.

Application Process:

If you're an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant ready to make a real difference in the lives of children with SEN, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join the Academics team and start a fulfilling role that truly matters.

For more information or to apply, please contact the Academics Doncaster office today. We look forward to matching you with a role that fits your passion and expertise.