SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: SENDTAE
Salary: £80 - 95 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Protocol Education connects exceptional supply staff with UK schools and nurseries. We provide teaching talent for permanent roles, temporary jobs, and everything in between.

Job Duties:

  • Supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in their learning and development
  • Assisting the class teacher in implementing individual education plans for students
  • Providing one-to-one support to students as required
  • Helping to create a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Assisting with classroom management and behaviour support

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Relevant qualification in Special Educational Needs (SEN) would be desirable

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of different types of SEND and appropriate support strategies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience

Working Conditions:

  • Working in a school environment
  • Full-time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Potential interaction with students with challenging behaviour
  • Opportunity for professional development and training

If you feel you are the ideal candidate for this Teaching Assistant role – please apply now. Or if you wish to discuss this role, please contact Jess on 01223 667755 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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