SEND Teaching Assistant


    Tradewind Recruitment

    Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

    Location: Scunthorpe

    Salary: £83.33 – £95 per day

    Type: Full-time, Term-time only

    Working Hours: 08:30 – 15:30, Monday to Friday

    Tradewind Recruitment are seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant to join a Special Needs School school in Scunthorpe. This is a full time and long term role with the possibility of this role going permanent for the right candidate. As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will provide support to students with SEND, make a real difference to the lives of young students and work closely with teachers to ensure students receive the necessary support to excel academically.


    • Offering support to students with their studies, including one-to-one.
    • Support pupils with complex needs.
    • Building and maintaining strong relationships with students, parents, and staff.
    • Providing guidance and support to students, ensuring their welfare is protected.
    • Contributing to the development of school policies and strategies.


    • Previous experience working as a teaching assistant, working within care or support roles.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • The ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and staff.
    • A caring and nurturing personality.
    • A strong understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures.
    • A valid DBS check.

    This is a term-time only role, making it an ideal opportunity for those seeking a role with more flexibility to balance work and childcare commitments. The role is to start in Septmeber 2024 and likley to last until December 2024.

    In addition to a supportive ethos, this school also has a strong leadership team, providing you with a fantastic opportunity to work with experienced professionals who are dedicated to your success. Tradewind will also support your development during your placement and beyond through our fantastic CPD via The National College.

    If you are an experienced teaching assistant, learning support, or counselling with a passion for helping students achieve their full potential, please apply today. Or for more information, please email or call

    The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment

    • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
    • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
    • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you – daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you
    • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
    • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer