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SEND Support Assistant - Primary School

SEND Support Assistant 

Primary School
Sheffield, S8 postcode
£90 per day
Temp - perm opportunity 
Are you seeking a new role from September 2024 within a busy, rewarding school environment? Do you have a genuine passion for supporting learners with SEND?
We are recruiting for X3 SEND Support Assistants to work within a Primary School in the S8 area of Sheffield. The successful candidates will work closely with the schools most vulnerable students both in the classroom and in quiet areas within the school designed to support students who struggle to access mainstream education.
Duties of the role include:
- Supporting Teaching & Learning of Primary aged students under direction of the Class Teacher and SEND team
- Providing academic and emotional support to students who may have SEND or awaiting diagnosis
- Supporting students during outbursts of challenging behaviours or students in crisis
- Liasing with Teachers, SEND team, SLT and parents/carers when required
- Working with students in a whole class setting, in small groups or on a 1-1 basis when required
Requirements for the candidate:
- Previous experience working with children 
- Level 2 or above qualification in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools or appropriate experience
- A passion for supporting children with SEND
- The ability to work on own initiative
- Committed to supporting the students on a long-term basis
About the school:
- Ofsted rated "Good" in all areas - June 2023
- Part of a large multi academy trust across Sheffield & Rotherham
- Supportive staff team 
- Onboard parents/carers and happy children who enjoy learning

By working with Unique School Solutions, you will benefit from:

  • Competitive daily rates of pay from day 1.
  • The support of a friendly, experienced team of consultants.
  • Access to our Team Unique Staff Room where you can gain advice, support, and friendships with other USS team members.
  • The opportunity for permanent employment.

Unique School Solutions are a long-term specialist agency supporting primary schools and MATs (Multi Academy Trusts) across South Yorkshire to appoint the very best educational professionals that fit their school and represent their ethos.


In line with keeping children safe in education this position will involve (in brief) a face-to-face registration, professional references, and Enhanced DBS.


Please note Unique School Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of our school client. We are an equal opportunities employer.


All rates quoted are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
September 2024
Duration of employment
Temp - Perm following a successful 12 week placement
Primary School
Job Location
Sheffield, S8
Base Salary
£90-£90 Per day
Date posted
June 4, 2024
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