Special Needs Teaching Assistant
Working Hours: Full-time (8:30 am - 4:00 pm), Part-time options available
Salary: £77 - £90 per day
Protocol Education is proud to collaborate with schools in and around Dudley, actively searching for Teaching Assistants who are passionate about advancing their careers and providing support to students with diverse learning challenges in primary, secondary, and post-16 education settings.
We are in pursuit of individuals who are dedicated, motivated, creative, and enthusiastic. You will work closely with classroom teachers to cultivate a nurturing educational environment. While the role of a Special Needs Teaching Assistant can be demanding, it offers substantial opportunities for rapid professional growth and development.
Qualities we are seeking:
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
- A composed, adaptable, and consistent approach
- A strong commitment to promoting safeguarding and equality
- Resilience, a profound passion, and a readiness to go the extra mile for children with diverse needs
- Willingness to provide personal care when necessary
Bonus points if you:
- Have a background in Education, Care, Psychology, or Drama, as these skills are highly transferable.
- Possess experience in caregiving, elderly care, or nursing, as these backgrounds will also be considered.
No prior experience is required, making this an excellent opportunity whether you're starting a career in special education, seeking to further develop your existing skills, or an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a fresh role.
Begin your journey by registering with us, and we will promptly reach out to discuss your potential role in making a positive impact in the field of special education.
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.