Year 2 SEN Teaching Assistant

  • £79.92 - 85.00 per day
  • Burnley, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Burnley, Lancashire

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a child with SEN in a KS1 setting.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualised education plans and behavior management strategies.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the academic, social, and emotional development of the student.
  • Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to ensure the student's needs are met effectively.
  • Support the student in accessing the curriculum and adapting learning materials as necessary.
  • Monitor and record the student's progress, behaviors, and achievements.


  • Experience working with children with special educational needs, preferably in a school setting.
  • A qualification related to working with children in schools, such as Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various special educational needs, particularly physical disabilities and communication aids.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviors effectively and sensitively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational development of children with SEN.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with physical disabilities and familiarity with communication aids.
  • Training or certifications in relevant areas such as Makaton, PECS, or Team-Teach.
  • Understanding of KS1 curriculum and teaching methods.


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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