SEND Teaching Assistant

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

Job Advertisement: Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Location: Lancaster (Just outside of Lancaster)

Position: Part-time (2 days a week)

Days: Thursday and Friday

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to join our team on a part-time basis. The successful candidate will work one-on-one with a child in Key Stage 1 (KS1) who utilises a wheelchair. The primary responsibilities will include assisting the child in and out of chairs, providing support with toileting, and ensuring their safety and comfort throughout the school day.


  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly those in wheelchairs, is highly desirable.
  • A compassionate and patient demeanor, with a genuine passion for supporting children with diverse needs.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, collaborating with teachers, therapists, and other support staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively liaise with colleagues and parents.
  • The successful candidate must either possess a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle or be able to reliably commute to the school.


  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the life of a child with special educational needs.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment within a dedicated team of educators and support staff.
  • Competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and training


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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