SEND - Teaching Assistant

Location: North Shields
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SENDTANT3
Salary: £325.00 - 425.90 per week + CPD Training, £250 Refer a friend scheme, No Payroll fee, Pension
Job Published: 24 days ago

Are you a recent graduate? Come from a care background? Aspire to make a difference to others lives? Or want a career change?  Then this excellent school in Newcastle could be your next stop!


What would you be doing?

As a SEND teaching assistants (TAs) / Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) help to support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. SEND TAs will either work at a mainstream school, special school, or a pupil referral unit (PRU).

As a SEND TA you will work with individual pupils or groups who require extra support due to their special educational needs or disabilities, which could be:

  • Sensory impairments
  • Physical disabilities
  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Learning difficulties (such as dyslexia)
  • Autism
  • Social, emotional, and/or mental health needs

What does a SEND Teaching Assistant do?

The role of a SEND TA can vary greatly, depending on the setting and the needs of your pupils. However, as a SEND TA you will generally:

  • Prepare learning materials under the supervision of the teacher
  • Adapt support account to your pupils’ needs
  • Look after your pupils’ physical, social, and emotional welfare
  • Create a stimulating environment
  • Give information on pupil progress to teachers
  • Keep records and attend review meetings.


Protocol Eduction can offer:

- Competitive rates that express your experience and responsibilities

- CPD during half term or summer

- £250 refer a Teacher/TA Bonus

- Free Webinars

- Social events

- NQT/ECT network and community

- CV writing assistance and marketing tools

If this sounds like you. Don't delay. Apply today. For a confidential chat or to find out about our other positions call 0191 279 7270 or email Lewis.

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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