SEND Teaching Assistant

Cambridgeshire, PE1 North Cambridge
All/Full Time £ - £

Posted 16 days ago

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Peterborough

Contract Type: Part-time

Start Date: ASAP

Year Groups: Primary and Secondary

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have previous experience in SEND settings and a heart full of dedication to helping children reach their full potential? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Role:

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in our school community. Your responsibilities will include:

-Providing one-on-one support to students with SEND

-Assisting with classroom activities and ensuring a safe learning environment

-Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to develop tailored support plans

-Encouraging and motivating students to build their confidence and independence

-Promoting inclusion and diversity within the school

Qualifications and Experience:

We are looking for candidates who possess:

-Previous experience working or volunteering with children, especially those with SEND

-A caring and empathetic nature

-Strong communication and teamwork skills

-A willingness to learn and adapt to the unique needs of our students

Why Choose Simply Education?

-Access to a wide network of schools and opportunities in Cambridgeshire.

-Flexibility to choose your preferred working hours and roles.

-Competitive daily rates and supportive payment process.

-Ongoing professional development and training.

You can also utilise the numerous benefits we offer;

· Your very own dedicated consultant who is there to cater to your specific needs.

· A variety of daily, short, and long-term positions and permanent roles.

· Competitive rates of pay and choice of umbrella or PAYE.

· No need for the completion of time sheets

· A variety of online interactive CPD courses with certificate certification on many.

· Access to our Educational Development Team to support you with interview preparation and progression within your career

· £75 reward scheme for each Teacher you introduce to us after they’ve worked 10 days.

· Access to your availability area via the Simply Education website.

At Simply Education, we prioritize your ability to excel in your role, benefiting both the children you work with and the schools you support. We want you to genuinely enjoy your work, which is why our former Assistant Principals provide FREE CPD sessions. These sessions aim to share classroom strategies that have proven successful through over 1200 classroom observations. Our courses cater to roles such as supply teachers, cover supervisors, and teaching assistants. They offer a solid foundation and allow for progression through CPD-certified twilight courses. These courses cover essential topics such as behaviour management, de-escalation practices, effective feedback, differentiation, questioning techniques, removing barriers to learning, and teacher talk. We offer diverse courses to support your work with young children (EYFS), children with special educational needs (including autism & ADHD), and more, catering to aspiring teaching assistants. So, what are you waiting for?

Please click ‘apply now’ or call the Cambridgeshire team of Simply Education.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role within education, please still contact your local consultant the Cambridgeshire office for a confidential discussion on your career and the different opportunities that are available.

· All candidates who register with Simply Education will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the Update Service.

· All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course or provide a certificate dated within the last three years.

· All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.


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