SEN Teaching Assistant

  • £79.92 - 85.00 per day
  • Burnley, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Burnley

An exciting opportunity awaits for a passionate and qualified SEN Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team in Burnley. We are seeking an individual with a Level 2 supporting teaching and learning qualification and a strong background in working with children in schools, particularly in a Special Educational Needs (SEN) environment.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum Level 2 supporting teaching and learning qualification.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a classroom setting, specifically with SEN students.
  • Familiarity with the national curriculum.
  • Ability to work with preferred age groups or across all year groups.
  • Compassionate and adaptable with excellent communication skills.


  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with SEN, ensuring their individual needs are met.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to implement tailored strategies that support the academic and social development of SEN students.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of lessons, ensuring they are inclusive and align with the national curriculum.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and other professionals involved in the child's education.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Level 2 supporting teaching and learning qualification.
  • Proven experience working in a classroom environment with a focus on SEN.
  • Knowledge of the national curriculum.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the diverse needs of students.

If you are a dedicated individual with a passion for supporting the educational journey of SEN students, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position


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.


Jolie Moon Recruitment Consultant

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