SEN Teaching Assistant

  • £88 - 99 per day
  • Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Join Our Team as an SEN Teaching Assistant in Lancaster

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges? Are you dedicated to providing support and guidance to help them thrive in an educational setting? If so, we want you to join our team as an SEN Teaching Assistant!

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Lancaster, UK
Type: Full-Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support and assistance to children with SEN/SEMH within the classroom environment.
  • Work closely with the class teacher to implement individualised education plans and strategies.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every child feels valued and supported.
  • Assist with the development of educational materials and resources to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Support students in developing their social and emotional skills through positive reinforcement and engagement.
  • Collaborate with other members of the school staff and external professionals to ensure the holistic well-being of students.


  • Relevant qualification related to working with children in schools (e.g., Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools).
  • Proven experience working with children with SEN/SEMH in a school or educational setting.
  • Strong understanding of the challenges and barriers faced by children with SEN/SEMH and the ability to implement appropriate strategies to support their learning and development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children to help them reach their full potential.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with SEN/SEMH.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are enthusiastic, compassionate, and committed to supporting the educational journey of children with SEN/SEMH, 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


Jolie Moon Recruitment Consultant

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