1:1 Teaching Assistant

  • £87 - 110 per day
  • Blackburn, Lancashire, England
  • Contract

Job Title: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Location: Blackburn, High School

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs? Do you possess the patience, empathy, and dedication required to support their educational journey? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our client as an SEN Teaching Assistant at a reputable high school in Blackburn.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Support students in accessing the curriculum, adapting materials and resources as necessary.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff, parents, and external professionals to ensure effective communication and tailored support.
  • Promote independence and social inclusion among students with SEN.
  • Monitor and track the progress of students, providing feedback to the teaching team.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Relevant experience working with students with special educational needs, preferably in a high school setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with students.
  • Understanding of various special educational needs and strategies to support diverse learning needs.


  • Competitive day rate based on experience and qualifications.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the school.


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.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £87.00-£110.00 per day


  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to Commute:

  • Blackburn (required)

Work Location: In person


Denni-Marie Bassett Recruitment Consultant

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