Job Description

Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire

Position: Specialist SEN Teaching Assistant

A reputable SEN special school in Rugeley is currently seeking a dedicated Specialist Teaching Assistant to support students with complex needs and SEMH. This is a full-time position starting after February half-term and continuing until the end of the academic year.

  • Provide tailored support to secondary age students with complex needs and SEMH.
  • Assist students in achieving their individual targets and academic goals.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with the school's multidisciplinary team.
  • Prepare learning materials that are appropriate for the student ability and age.
  • Adapt teaching support according to students needs
  • Look after the children's physical, social and emotional welfare.
  • Creating a positive and interesting learning environment.
  • Attend review meetings with other professionals.
  • Work along side other professional such as speech and language therapists and health visitors
  • Proven experience supporting secondary age students with additional needs.
  • Track record of successfully supporting students in achieving their individual targets.
  • Understanding and familiarity with complex needs and SEMH.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting students.
  • Hold a minimum of a level 2 in Health and Social Care or similar qualification
  • Able to provide a minimum of a 2 years worth of references.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS or willing to apply for a new one
  • Access to on-site parking.
  • Competitive daily pay scale (£80-£90 per day).
  • Ongoing CPD training to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Holiday pay scheme.
  • Role potentially could lead to a permanent position
  • Personal dedicated consultant.
Contract Details:
  • Full-time position.
  • Start date: After February half-term.
  • Duration: Until the end of the academic year.
How to Apply:
If you are an experienced Specialist Teaching Assistant passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with complex needs and SEMH then please click 'apply' to send your CV. If you would prefer a confidential discussion please call Nicola on 0121 392 6593

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.