SEN Teaching Assistant

Job ID: JR7591024

Salary: £85-£95 per day


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment is supporting an outstanding School in Scunthorpe to find a dedicated Level 2 or above SEND Teaching Assistant to join their team from September 2024 on a full-time basis for one term, with possible extension dependant on school requirements.

The role of a SEN TA is of paramount importance in supporting the diverse learning needs of students with SEND. SEN TAs work closely with classroom teachers and other professionals to provide individualised support and assistance to students with a range of learning challenges. They may adapt learning materials, provide one-on-one or small group instruction, implement behaviour management strategies, and assist with personal care tasks as needed.

Key Duties:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special educational needs
  • Assist the class teacher in implementing education plans
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Adapt learning materials to meet the needs of students with varying abilities
  • Collaborate with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other staff members to ensure the holistic development of students


Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Previous experience working with students with special educational needs
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for supporting children with diverse learning needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team


  • Competitive day rate (£85 – £95 per day) dependent on experience
  • Full time role during term time only
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the academic and personal development of students
  • Supportive school environment with access to professional development opportunities
  • Convenient commuting with excellent transport links in Scunthorpe and surrounding North Lincolnshire


James Ray Recruitment specialise in finding our candidates long term & permanent placements across the UK. This business has been established by education recruitment consultants with over 20 years’ experience in the sector so can guarantee the unrivalled expertise required when finding you your ideal placement.


Why work with James Ray Recruitment?

  • Unrivalled payrates
  • Experienced & Dedicated consultant support.
  • Bespoke pay type discussed around your individual circumstance.
  • Benefits such as holiday pay, maternity, paternity, sick leave, pension etc
  • Financial travel assistance.
  • Guaranteed pay options available.
  • Referral schemes.


To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656.

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if we haven’t contacted you within 10 working days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

James Ray recruitment is a Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act 2003. James Ray Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. James Ray Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer.

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