SEND Teaching Assistant

Lincolnshire, PE20 Ruth Jarman
Temporary/Full Time £400.00 - £450.00

Posted 25 days ago

Position: Teaching Assistant - SEND

Location: Boston and surround area's

Salary: £400 - £450

Contract: Full-time, long-term

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable students? Have you considered a role in a alternative provision? If so, Simply Education would love to talk to you about SEMH opportunities across the Lincolnshire area.

Simply Education is seeking a dynamic and resilient Teaching Assistant to join work in collaboratively in alternative provisions. The successful candidate will support vulnerable students with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs, fostering a positive learning environment and promoting academic success. This role requires adaptability, empathy, and a strong understanding of behaviour management strategies. Some of our students have additional attachment and trauma response so the successful teaching assistant must be prepared to invest the time and patience in our students to promote the best outcomes.

Simply Education are looking for teaching assistants that have an open mindset and understand the important of using initiative in the role. Each day is different, so you must be adaptable and receptive of an ever-changing environment. Our school strives to provide students with engaging and creative curriculum that considers students individual needs. An element of enthusiasm and a good sense of humor would be required.

Due to the school striving for consistency, the successful teaching assistant must be able to commit to a full-time position on a long-term basis. No prior experience is necessary however willingness to complete our free CPD training is essential to ensure you are equipped with the right skill set to be successful in the role.


•Assisting with classroom activities and supporting the teacher.

•Providing one-on-one or small group support to students.

•Creating a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere.

•Offering emotional support and encouragement to students.

•Build and nurture positive relationships with both staff and children.

What We're Looking For:

•Prior experience as a Teaching Assistant is advantageous, but not essential.

•A genuine passion for working with children with special educational needs.

•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

•Patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt to diverse needs.

•A willingness to learn and work as part of a supportive team.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education are…

•Your own dedicated consultant with around the clock access via phone.

•Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

•Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

•£75 refer-a-friend scheme.

•FREE 2-day teaching assistant course provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wanting to gain some experience in SEN and is equally a very rewarding role. If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact Ruth Jarman on or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

* As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *


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