Primary SEND Specialist Job Role | PK Education

Primary SEND Specialist

Primary SEND Specialist


Job Description

Exciting Opportunity for an Primary SEND Support Specialist!

Are you passionate about supporting young learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Reception to KS2?

Do you have the dedication and empathy to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with diverse learning needs?

Join our team at the primary resource provision in Nuneaton, and become an integral part of our inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Position: Primary SEND Support Specialist

Location: Nuneaton, UK

Daily Rate: Between £90 – £100 per day (Dependent on experience)

Job Description:

As an Primary SEND Support Specialist, you’ll play a pivotal role in providing tailored support and guidance to young learners with SEND within our vibrant primary resource provision. You’ll work closely with permanant staff, SEND coordinators, and external professionals to create an inclusive and nurturing environment where every child can thrive. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing one-on-one and small group support to children with SEND, ensuring their individual needs are met.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff to develop and implement personalized learning plans and interventions that support the academic, social, and emotional development of children with SEND.
  • Implementing sensory integration techniques, communication strategies, and behaviour management techniques to support children with diverse needs.
  • Facilitating positive interactions and social skills development through structured play and group activities.
  • Building strong partnerships with parents, carers, and external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to supporting children with SEND both in school and at home.
  • Providing compassionate personal care to pupils, for example nappy changing and assistance with toileting.


  • Relevant experience working with children with SEND, particularly with primary aged students.
  • A sound understanding of primary curriculum frameworks and strategies for supporting children with diverse learning needs.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and external professionals.
  • Empathy, patience, and a positive attitude towards supporting the unique abilities and challenges of children with SEND.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in supporting children with SEND, such as a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (SEND pathway), is desirable but not essential.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and career progression within a supportive and inclusive school community.
  • Access to resources, training, and support networks to enhance your skills and expertise in supporting children with SEND.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with SEND, helping them to achieve their full potential and thrive in an inclusive learning environment.
  • A welcoming and collaborative team environment where diversity is celebrated, and every member is valued and respected.

Join us on this rewarding journey as an Primary SEND Support Specialist and make a positive impact in the lives of children with SEND at our primary resource provision in Nuneaton. Apply now to unleash your passion for inclusive education and become a valued member of our dedicated team!

To apply, please submit your CV to or call 0121 631 3466– we look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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PK Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and relevant references will be conducted for the successful candidate.