SEN Teaching Assistant - PK Education

SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant – Short-term and Long-term available – £68 – £75 per day

I am currently recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work at primary or secondary special needs schools based in the Rotherham and Sheffield areas. The pupils will need support with communication and developing their social interaction with other pupil as well as tailored approach to their learning and achieving attainment levels. As part of the role as an SEN teaching assistant you will be required to work with a pupil in classroom settings and on a 1:1 basis should they need closer support. You will work closely with the class teacher as well as the other teaching assistants in the classroom. Due to the nature of their Learning Difficulties, some of these students will also have complex behaviour.

For this role as an SEN Teaching Assistant, There will be a basic daily rate of pay of: £68-75 per day and an average day hours is 8.30 till 3.30. In order to be considered for this role you will need to have had experience working with pupils with special needs, experience of working in a school or a similar setting, a good knowledge of the primary or secondary curriculum and a knowledge of PECS and Makaton will also be advantageous as well as having training such as Team Teach and Moving & Handling, as would a full UK driving licence.

If you would like to be considered for this position as an SEN Teaching Assistant or similar roles throughout South Yorkshire please do not hesitate to apply, or get in touch via email Heather at or phone 0114 272 2212 and I will get back to you within 5 working days.

Working for PK you will have access to;

Continual Professional Development courses to refresh and upskill yourself

A dedicated SEND Consultant, working on your behalf.

Opportunity to work in a variety of schools across the region on a long and short term basis to suit your needs.

A competitive refer a friend scheme.

Access to candidate competitions and incentives which run throughout the year.

If you would like to register to be considered for any opportunities, long or short term with PK education, please register at our website and submit your CV and details. you will also need;

  • A Fully comprehensive CV dating back to secondary education with all gaps in employment or study detailed.
  • An Enhanced DBS certificate that is registered with the DBS Update Service, if not a new DBS check can be applied for through PK education (full assistance will be provided)
  • 2 professional references which cover the last 12 months

PK education is a well-established Education recruitment agency with an ever growing client database. We have highly experienced and skilled consultants that can help you find the supply work that suits you. Your peace of mind is paramount to our practice and by using PK education you can be confident in the knowledge that we are working hard to find you the placement that YOU want. PK education is also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.

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