SEN Teaching Assistant

  • £85 - 100 per day
  • Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Contract

Job Title: Teaching Assistant ( SEN )

Are you passionate about supporting students with special educational needs and making a positive impact on their educational journey? We are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join a high school in Preston. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a genuine interest in enhancing the learning experience of students with diverse needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing one-to-one and small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Collaborating with teachers, parents, and external professionals to create a supportive learning environment.
  • Monitoring and reporting on student progress and well-being.
  • Promoting an inclusive and positive school culture.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Empathy and a genuine interest in the well-being of students with diverse needs.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.

Personal Attributes:

  • Compassionate and patient demeanor.
  • Ability to adapt support strategies to meet individual student needs.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with teaching staff.
  • Resilience and adaptability in an educational setting.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive day rate and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training in special education.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.


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: £85 - £100 per day ( dependent on experience and qualifications )


  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


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

Ability to Commute:

  • Preston, Lancashire (required)

Work Location: In person


Denni-Marie Bassett Recruitment Consultant

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