SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Teacher
Reference: SENTA265
Salary: £83 - 100 per day
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the implementation of individual education plans for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Support students in their learning activities both in group settings and on a one-to-one basis
  • Provide assistance with personal care needs as required
  • Help create a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for students

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Experience working with children or individuals with SEND
  • Understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures


Relevant qualification in Education or Special Educational Needs is desirable


Prior experience working in a school or educational setting with SEND students

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Patience and empathy when working with students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • First Aid certification

Working Conditions:

  • Full-Time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Work within a school environment
  • Potential for additional training and development opportunities


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.

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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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