SEND Teaching Assistant

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

SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) in Burnley

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant (TA)
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

We are a dedicated and inclusive educational institution in Burnley committed to providing exceptional support to our students. Our team works collaboratively to create a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive.

Role Overview: We are seeking an experienced and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), providing tailored support to meet their individual needs. This role may involve aspects of personal care and requires someone who is reliable, patient, and committed to making a positive difference in the child’s educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a child with ASD.
  • Assist with the child’s educational and social development, adapting learning materials as needed.
  • Manage and support the child’s behavior, implementing strategies to promote positive behavior.
  • Assist with personal care tasks, ensuring the child’s comfort and well-being.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create and maintain individualised education plans.
  • Monitor and record the child’s progress, providing feedback to relevant stakeholders.


  • Proven experience working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN), particularly those with ASD.
  • Ability to handle personal care responsibilities with dignity and respect.
  • Strong understanding of behavior management techniques.
  • Reliable, punctual, and committed to the role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.


  • Experience in a similar role within an educational setting.
  • Relevant qualifications in SEN education or child care.
  • Knowledge of local resources and support networks for SEN children.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and dynamic working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on a child’s life.


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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