AK Teaching is seeking a dedicated and experienced Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) to join our team at a reputable school in Alnwick. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting the education and well-being of students with special educational needs.

Key Requirements:

  • Enhanced DBS on the update service: All applicants must have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the update service, or be willing to apply for one through AK Teaching.

  • Prior experience in an SEND setting: The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working in a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) setting. Experience with a diverse range of needs is highly desirable.

  • Comfortable working with various age groups: The role involves supporting students across different age groups, so applicants should be comfortable and adaptable in working with a diverse range of ages.


  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and support strategies.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to create an inclusive learning environment.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the overall pastoral care and well-being of students.

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Friday (no weekends)
  • Standard school hours

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a covering letter detailing their relevant experience and suitability for the role. Please send your application to kurtis.gibbon@akteaching.co.uk.

AK Teaching is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

Note: AK Teaching is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Valid Until
March 31, 2024
Kurtis Gibbon
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