SEND Teaching Assistant

Novum Personnel

Are you looking for work in a supportive school that encourages students to reach their full potential?

Do you have experience supporting children with complex special needs?

Do you have experience of working in a special needs school? 

The school 

  • Based in Sunderland
  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted
  • Students are diagnosed severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • Students are aged from 2 to 11 years old
  • The school takes pride in encouraging their students to be themselves and reach their full potential 

The role 

  • Starting after Easter
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Supporting children who have complex needs with their curriculum and emotional needs
  • Working closely with the class teacher to offer tailored support to the students in the class
  • Supporting across the key stages
  • Providing personal care where needed 


  • Will have a minimum of 3 months experience in a school
  • Will hold a CACHE Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or higher/equivalent (not essential)
  • Will have previously supported children with complex special needs
  • Will be comfortable supporting children across KS1 and KS2
  • Will have a friendly and caring personality
  • Will be comfortable providing personal care
  • Will be available after Easter 

We offer

  • A great rate of pay
  • Join a lovely team of staff
  • The opportunity to choose when you want to work or take holidays
  • A dedicated team of SEND consultants with years of experience and knowledge of the industry

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please contact us now.

  • Refer a friend once registered and you will receive £100 cash reward once your referral has worked for us for 10 days!


Do you know of an individual who applied unsuccessfully to a long-term teacher/teaching assistant job who you believe would be suitable for full time job roles? Or that is currently working for another agency that may be interested in discussing the positions further? In return for every agency worker who refers someone will receive a £100 cash reward when a referral has worked for us for 10 days and a further £100 cash reward after another 10 days!