SEND Teaching Assistant needed in Doncaster

Yorkshire and Humber/ temporary / £84 - 95 per day

SEND Teaching Assistant needed in Doncaster (DN6)

TeacherActive is currently seeking a full-time SEND Teaching Assistant to join a specialised day school in DN6. This school caters to pupils aged 3-19 years with severe learning difficulties, including a small cohort of Post-16 students educated at our offsite provision. The school is committed to delivering personalized and inspirational learning journeys aimed at enabling our students to achieve their full potential. Their vision revolves around preparing learners for the future by crafting tailored learning experiences that address their individual needs.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be committed to creating a safe, purposeful, and stimulating environment for our pupils, fostering mutual respect, and ensuring every student feels valued and supported. They will work closely with teaching staff to assist in implementing strategies for behavior management and academic support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to teaching staff in creating a safe, purposeful, and stimulating learning environment rooted in mutual respect.
  • Assist in implementing strategies for behavior management, utilizing praise, sanctions, and rewards consistently and fairly.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues to identify opportunities for sharing effective practices and supporting the development of students.
  • Work as a team member to contribute to the overall development and success of the school community.
  • Demonstrate consistently high standards of personal conduct and professionalism in line with school expectations.


  • Experience working with individuals with severe learning difficulties is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Commitment to creating inclusive and supportive learning environments for all students.
  • Passion for supporting and inspiring young learners to reach their full potential.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training and professional development as required.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.

If you are passionate about supporting students with severe learning difficulties and are dedicated to creating inclusive and inspiring learning environments, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to empower students to be the best they can be.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you feel that you are the right SEN TA / SEN Teaching Assistant, please click apply or contact EMMA on 0114 321 0757 or email [email protected]

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.