(SEN) Teaching Assistant


Wakefield (WF2) – West Yorkshire, North East, United Kingdom
£90 – £100 per day
Start Date: 
As Soon As Possible
Contract Period: 
To be confirmed.
Main Industry:
Search Education & Training Jobs
Other Industries & Skills: 
Teaching & Teaching Support – School & Pre-School
Job ID:
Posted On: 
04 January 2024

Do you possess prior experience in a classroom or working with children?

Are you effective in engaging pupils who have diverse talents and abilities?

Do you feel confident in providing support to help pupils reach their learning objectives?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity might be the perfect fit for you!

We are in search of a dedicated SEN teaching assistant ready to support children in both KS1 and KS2. At Randstad, we facilitate placements by thoroughly understanding your background and preferences, ensuring a seamless match with our client’s needs. Our deep understanding has led to numerous successful placements, aligning roles with the aspirations of both parties. Throughout your journey with us, a dedicated consultant will address your queries and stay in regular communication, guiding you through the search for your ideal role and beyond. Your main responsibilities will involve working with children aged 5 to 11, predominantly in specialised schools located in the Wakefield region.

The school actively strives to achieve its goal of delivering exceptional educational services. They are committed to using different approaches to assist children and families in ensuring educational and personal development. The school is dedicated to exploring innovative approaches and leveraging specialised technology to create novel methods for assisting children and families. Through research and development, the aim is to address the evolving challenges that learners, families, staff, and communities encounter in our contemporary society.

Roles & Responsibilities:

* Maintain strict confidentiality regarding children’s personal and educational information.
* Collaborate with other professionals, including speech therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists, as needed to provide holistic support.
* Be prepared to handle crisis situations, such as meltdowns or behavioural challenges, in a calm and professional manner.
* Advocate for the needs and rights of children with SEN, ensuring they receive the appropriate resources and accommodations.
* Assist in teaching essential life skills, such as time management, organisation, and self-advocacy, to prepare children for post-school life.


* Solid familiarity with the national Key Stage Curriculum.
* Proficiency in various teaching techniques suitable for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
* A thorough comprehension of child development and the learning process.
* A strong commitment to cultivating positive connections with children and comprehending their requirements.
* The capacity to offer personalised attention, encouragement, and assistance with learning assignments.
* Either possessing an Enhanced DBS check or being prepared to obtain one through Randstad.
* Eligibility to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.


* A warm and welcoming school environment with committed and helpful coworkers.
* Support from a supportive leadership and staff.
* The possibility of receiving a bonus of up to GBP300 through the ‘Recommend a Friend’ program (T&C Applied).
* Thrive in a dedicated SEN school that is steadfast in providing a supportive and inclusive setting, meticulously tailored to meet the specific needs of our students.

Embrace the opportunity and harness your potential. Apply Now!

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