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SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes

Type: Temporary to Permanent

Salary: £90 - £95 per day

Start Date: ASAP

Experience: Must have experience in SEND

Are you a dedicated and passionate Teaching Assistant with experience in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you thrive on making a positive impact in the lives of students who require additional support? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you in Milton Keynes.

Job Description:

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students with SEND.
  • Assisting the classroom teacher in delivering tailored lessons and activities.
  • Adapting teaching materials to meet individual students' needs.
  • Monitoring and tracking student progress and reporting to the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator).
  • Implementing behavior management strategies and promoting a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with the wider school team, parents, and external professionals to ensure the best outcomes for students with SEND.


To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant, preferably with experience in SEND.
  • A genuine passion for working with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A patient and empathetic approach to supporting students.
  • The ability to adapt to different learning styles and individual needs.
  • A strong commitment to promoting inclusion and equality in education.
  • Relevant qualifications and training (e.g., TA qualification, Makaton, Team Teach) are advantageous but not essential.


  • Competitive daily rate of £90 - £95 per day.
  • The opportunity for a temp-to-perm contract, providing stability and career growth.
  • A supportive and welcoming school environment.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • The chance to make a positive impact on the lives of students with SEND.

If you are a dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant ready to make a difference in the lives of students, we would love to hear from you. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity - apply now!