1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

  • £79.92 - 90.00 per day
  • Garstang, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Job Opportunity: Year 5 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Are you passionate about supporting children's learning and development? Do you have experience working with Special Educational Needs (SEN) students within a classroom setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Position: Year 5 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Just outside of Lancaster
Qualifications Required: Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent
Experience: Previous experience working in a classroom environment and with SEN students
Transport: Must be able to travel to the school via car

About the Role:
As a Year 5 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for providing tailored support to a student with special educational needs within a Year 5 classroom setting. You will work closely with the class teacher to implement individualised learning plans and ensure that the student is fully supported in accessing the national curriculum.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 support to the assigned student, both in and out of the classroom environment.
  • Assist the student with academic tasks, including literacy, numeracy, and other areas of the curriculum.
  • Implement strategies to support the student's social and emotional development.
  • Work collaboratively with the class teacher and other support staff to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Monitor the student's progress and communicate effectively with parents/carers and other stakeholders.


  • A relevant qualification related to working with children in schools, such as Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning.
  • Previous experience working in a classroom setting, preferably with Year 5 students.
  • Experience working with SEN students and a good understanding of their needs and requirements.
  • Ability to travel to the school via car, as public transport options may be limited.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and training.

If you are dedicated, enthusiastic, and passionate about supporting SEN students in their educational journey, we would love to hear from you!


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more, please contact Jolie on 01772 954200 or alternatively via email on jmo@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk


Jolie Moon Recruitment Consultant

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