Teaching Assistant

Posted 09 May 2022
Salary£65 - 80 per day
Job type Temporary
DisciplineEducation & SEND
Contact NameJamie Heath

Job description

Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Salary: £65 - £80 per day

Location: Preston, Chorley & Blackpool

SEN Teaching Assistant - SEN School

Mon-Fri 5 days a week

*** 8:30am - 3:30pm ***

We are looking to recruit inspirational SEN Teaching Assistants (TA) to join a school in Preston. The school caters for children between the ages of 5-16 years old, with special education needs (SEN).

All educational experiences are welcome!

This is an excellent opportunity for anybody wanting to build their experience working in a School, alongside special needs pupils, and trials will be offered to successful candidates ASAP.

Your role as an SEN Teaching Assistant will involve:

  • Supporting children with special needs of a SEN i.e autism/ ADHD/ SLD
  • Assisting the class teacher by taking part in classes and supporting specific pupils 1:1!
  • This is an excellent opportunity for anybody wanting to build their experience working with special education needs
  • Enthusiastic and friendly approach with a resilient attitude is desired

You should have:

  • Some experience working with SEN children and/or support worker/ healthcare assistant or having completed further education around Psychology or mental health
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the Online Update Service (or be prepared to obtain one for a fee).

If you want to get your foot in the door, or continue an amazing career in special education, please make yourself known and apply for this position today! Alternatively, please send an email through to Jamie Heath to start the conversation. Successful applicants will be contacted within 3 working days.


  • 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.