SEND Teaching Assistant

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

SEND Teaching Assistant (TA) in Blackburn

Are you a dedicated and compassionate professional looking to make a real difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? We have an exciting opportunity for a SEND Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our team in Blackburn. You will be working 1:1 with SEN children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 2 (KS2), providing crucial support and care.

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant (TA)
Location: Blackburn
Contract Type: Full-time
Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Key Requirements:

  • Experience with SEND and Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs is desirable and preferred
  • Reliability and commitment to the role are vital
  • Team player with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the school
  • Willingness to assist with aspects of personal care


  • Provide 1:1 support to SEN children in EYFS and KS2, ensuring their individual needs are met
  • Assist with personal care tasks as required
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Work closely with teachers and other staff to implement individualised education plans
  • Support the emotional and social development of students
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and well-being
  • Adapt to the needs of the school and be flexible in your approach to tasks and responsibilities

What We Offer:

  • Supportive Environment: Join a dedicated team committed to making a difference in the lives of children with SEND.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for training and professional growth.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Options for full-time or part-time work to fit your lifestyle.
  • Impactful Work: Play a vital role in helping children reach their full potential.

Why Join Us?

We value reliability, commitment, and a team-oriented approach. Our supportive environment ensures that you have the resources and backing you need to succeed in your role. If you are passionate about working with SEND children and are looking for a rewarding and fulfilling position, 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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