Secondary SEND Teaching Assistant

Staffordshire, ST1 Ross Pemberton
All/Full Time £375.00 - £400.00

Posted 1 month ago

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Employer: Simply Education

Position Overview: Simply Education is currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Teaching Assistant to join our team in Stoke on Trent. This rewarding role involves providing support to students with special educational needs within mainstream primary or secondary school settings. If you have a passion for supporting the learning and development of children with SEND, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special educational needs, ensuring their individual learning needs are met effectively.

Assist the class teacher in implementing Education Health Care Plans (EHCP’s) and behaviour management strategies.

Support students during classroom activities, ensuring their participation and engagement.

Guiding students to and from lessons.

Working in the SEND provision within the school 1-1 with students.

Foster positive relationships with students, promoting their well-being and academic progress.

Collaborate with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other members of the SEND team to create a supportive learning environment.

Help to create and adapt learning resources to suit the needs of individual students.

Monitor and record students' progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCO.


Previous experience working with children with special educational needs is desirable but not essential.

Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or SEN support are advantageous.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues.

Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with SEND.

Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students.

A proactive and enthusiastic approach to work.


Competitive rates of pay, paid weekly.

Flexible working hours to suit your availability.

Opportunities for professional development and training.

Supportive working environment within a well-established education agency.

Chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about supporting children with special educational needs and would like to join our team as a SEND Teaching Assistant in Stoke on Trent, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are suited to this role.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Contact Information: For further information or to submit your application, please contact Ross Pemberton on 01270 382101 or email me directly at

Join Simply Education and make a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs. Apply now!


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