Job Board

Accelerate Teaching

SEND Teaching Assistant

Reference: 99bad6ee-108d-4b33-9dfd-2b5fb8295a0e
Employer: Accelerate Teaching
Location: Wakefield
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people? Accelerate Teaching is seeking a dedicated Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join our team at a Secondary School in Wakefield. This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in supporting students with diverse learning needs, helping them to unlock their full potential and succeed in their educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one support for students with special educational needs, assisting them in accessing the curriculum and achieving their learning objectives.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to develop and implement tailored learning plans and strategies to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued, respected, and encouraged to thrive.
  • Monitor student progress and behaviour, providing feedback to teachers and contributing to the ongoing assessment and evaluation process.
  • Assist with the implementation of behavioural management techniques and interventions, promoting positive behaviour and social skills development.
  • Support students during classroom activities, workshops, and extracurricular events, ensuring their safety, well-being, and engagement at all times.
  • Liaise with parents, carers, and external agencies as required, building positive relationships and facilitating effective communication to support student progress and welfare.


  • Previous experience working with students with special educational needs is essential.
  • A compassionate and patient approach, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with students.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and external stakeholders.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and a proactive attitude towards supporting the diverse needs of students in a dynamic educational setting.

If you are enthusiastic, committed, and passionate about making a difference, we want to hear from you! To apply, please send your CV to .

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY NOW button. You will be re-directed to the advertiser of the vacancy where you can submit your job application.

Note to Job Seekers:

Apply for this job vacancy via the GovernorHelp job board today.  You can find other jobs in Wakefield with our simple job search features. Don’t forget to follow GovernorHelp on Twitter. GovernorHelp is here to provide help for school governors and support for education leaders. Remember to try our helpful G-Bot chatbot tool which helps you answer your governance questions and save time on your admin tasks. Thanks for using GovernorHelp and good luck with your job search!

To apply for this job please visit

Similar Jobs

To apply for this job please visit

Share this job

Want to advertise a vacancy on GovernorHelp?

Interested in advertising your job vacancies on GovernorHelp? Get in touch with our team to find out more details.

Subscribe to our

Stay up to date with our latest news, top tips and exclusive offers