Special Educational Needs

Looking for a job in special education? SEN teaching jobs allow you to have a rewarding and challenging career. This is your opportunity to make a true difference to many young people’s lives with mental, emotional, or physical disabilities.

How to find SEN teaching jobs

i-teachers is truly passionate about breaking down learning barriers and supporting children with additional needs to overcome challenges. Given the right support in schools, children can thrive, flourish, learn and, most importantly, feel seen and heard. 

At i-teachers we have a unique approach. Simply put, we recruit for the needs of the child or children and not the school. We have found that this has made us a trusted partner to many schools throughout the UK. It has also allowed us to find a highly skilled talent pool. 

SEN teaching assistant jobs

There is always a demand for support and teaching assistant roles within the special education sector. This makes them an ideal role for many graduates keen to build their in-school experience before going on to further related education studies. If you are looking to get started with your first role in teaching, why not take a look at our graduate ‘Step into Teaching’ programme?

We are also very keen to hear from specialist teachers looking for a new role. Send over your CV today!

What makes a good SEN teaching assistant?

When you are looking to work within special education you will need the right temperament, empathy, passion and patience.  These traits are all key in an SEN role, as you will face new and ever-growing challenges on a daily basis. 

We understand that each role will vary greatly, but our expert advisors will work closely with you to match you to the correct educational setting. This will bring out the best in you and enable you to cater for specific needs, such as: 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • ADHD
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health
  • Dyslexia
  • Language & Communication
  • Profound & Multiple Learning

Think special education may be the right career for you? Stay up to date with our latest teaching jobs, or contact an advisor today about how to get started.

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Latest Special Educational Needs Roles

  • Primary Teacher

    Primary Teacher (SEN School) Are you a qualified Primary Teacher with a passion for offering inclusive and equal learning opportunities for all

    Job Type Job Type: Permanent Job Location Location: East Midlands
    Job Salery Salary: £21000 to £30000 per Annum Job Date Posted: 04/07/2022
  • Graduate Learning Support Assistant

    Graduate Learning Support Assistant A warm and welcoming secondary school in Leeds are recruiting for a Graduate Learning Support Assistant to join

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Leeds
    Job Salery Salary: £300 to £350 per Week Job Date Posted: 28/06/2022
  • Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

    Primary SEN Teaching Assistant We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate with SEN experience to join their incredible primary school based in

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Leeds
    Job Salery Salary: £300 to £350 per Week Job Date Posted: 28/06/2022
  • SEN Learning Assistant

    SEN Learning Assistant We are looking for a lovely SEN Learning Assistant to support pupils with complex needs. If you have experience supporting

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Bradford
    Job Salery Salary: £300 to £349 per Week Job Date Posted: 28/06/2022
  • 1:1 Autism SEN Graduate Mentor

    1:1 Autism SEN Graduate Mentor This outstanding school in Manchester are looking for a academically strong Psychology Graduate to support young people

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Greater Manchester
    Job Salery Salary: £69 to £96 per Day Job Date Posted: 24/06/2022
  • Speech and Language Therapist

    Speech and Language Therapist We are looking for a motivated and innovative Speech and Language Therapist to join this amazing school! Are

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Hackney
    Job Salery Salary: £90 to £130 per Day Job Date Posted: 24/06/2022
  • 1:1 Autism SEN Graduate Mentor

    1:1 Autism SEN Graduate Mentor 1:1 Autism SEN Graduate Mentor- Autism or SEN experience- Leeds- West Yorkshire- Graduate role- September 2022! Are

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Leeds
    Job Salery Salary: £69 to £96 per Day Job Date Posted: 24/06/2022
  • KS2 Graduate Behaviour TA

    KS2 Graduate Behaviour TA Join this fantastic Primary school In Leeds, gain invaluable classroom experience before embarking upon PGCE/ teacher training! Apply

    Job Type Job Type: Contract Job Location Location: Leeds
    Job Salery Salary: £69 to £96 per Day Job Date Posted: 24/06/2022

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