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Working in SEND

Aspire People isn't just a supply teaching agency, we are an SEND provider specialist.

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 SEN are likely to need extra help compared to children 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.


  • Sutton Coldfield

    2-3 Emmanuel Court, Reddicroft Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6BN

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Peterborough

    Lynchwood Business Park The Pearl Centre

    t: 01733 942 784


  • Manchester

    1 Lowry Plaza The Quays Digital World Centre

    t: 0161 552 7681


  • Nuneaton

    15/17 Dugdale Street Nuneaton

    t: 02476 998 525


  • Northampton

    Regents Pavillion, 4 Moulton Park

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Staffordshire

    Watling Court, Orbital Plaza Watling Street

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Derbyshire

    Bretby Hall Mgt Office

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Worcestershire

    2 Copenhagen Street

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Wolverhampton

    84 Salop Street 3rd & 4th floors

    t: 0330 221 1226


  • Lincoln

    Studio 1 Deepdale Enterprise Park Nettleham

    t: 01522 456920


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