Teaching Assistant

Date Posted: 17 Nov 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

Teaching Assistant


🎓 Tradewind Recruitment: Seeking SEND Teaching Assistant for Secondary School in North Derbyshire 🎓

Are you enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners with special educational needs? Do you possess a compassionate nature and the dedication to support students in their educational journey? If so, we have an exciting opportunity waiting for you!

About Tradewind Recruitment: Tradewind Recruitment is a reputable education agency, dedicated to connecting skilled professionals with rewarding roles in schools across North Derbyshire and beyond. With our extensive experience in the education sector, we take pride in empowering both schools and educators to thrive.

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant Location: Secondary School in North Derbyshire Contract: Full-Time Start Date: September 2023

The Role: As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing essential support to students with special educational needs within our esteemed Secondary School in North Derbyshire. Collaborating closely with the school's inclusion team, you will contribute to creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student can flourish.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Student Support: Provide one-to-one assistance to students with SEND, ensuring their unique learning needs are met and progress is closely monitored.
  • Classroom Collaboration: Collaborate with teachers to implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and personalised support strategies tailored to each student's requirements.
  • Behavioural Guidance: Foster positive behaviour management techniques and encourage social development among students.
  • Resource Preparation: Assist in preparing educational materials and resources, adapting them to suit the needs of students with various learning abilities.
  • Personal Care: Provide additional support for students with physical disabilities or medical requirements, ensuring their well-being during school hours.


  • Qualifications: Possess relevant qualifications or certifications related to education and/or special needs support.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with students with SEND is advantageous but not essential.
  • Passion: Exhibit genuine enthusiasm for empowering students and helping them overcome educational barriers.
  • Communication: Demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and parents.
  • Patience: Display patience, empathy, and understanding towards students' diverse needs.
  • Commitment: Be dedicated to supporting the school's inclusive ethos and contribute positively to the overall educational experience.

How to Apply: To apply for the SEND Teaching Assistant position, please send your up-to-date CV to Eli Tolson at eli.tolson@twrecruitment.com. We encourage all interested candidates to apply promptly, as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Join our team at Tradewind Recruitment and become an instrumental part of students' lives with special educational needs in North Derbyshire. Apply today! 🌟

Tradewind Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of background.

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