What is SEND?
SEND, which stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities is a term used to describe children who have learning difficulties.
This can be behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, speech, language and communication, hearing impairment, multi-sensory impairment, physical disability and autism.
Children with SENN are likely to need extra gelp compared to chilfren their age.
How to become an SEND Teacher/ Teaching Assistant...
University Couse, PGCE, apprenticeship, school replacement scheme
Learn about SEN teaching assistant roles and responsibilties
Improve your chances of getting a position as SEN Teacher/TA
Pass background checks
Make sure your CV is up-to-date
What if i have no experience?
Take a specialist course to demonstrate your interest and determination
Volunteering at either mainsteam or SEND schools
Familiarise yourself with what you will be doing day-to-day as learning support assistant and the kind of qualities schools are looking for
Once you have the relevant skills and qualifications, it’s time to start applying to jobs, Aspire People can help you find opportunities in your local area. Whether that is at Primary, Secondary or a Special Educational Needs (SEN) School.