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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time teaching assistant role with an immediate start date
  • Supporting vulnerable learners and students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Competitive salary based on experience – up to GBP1300
  • Access to a number of training and development courses

Teaching Personnel are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to provide support for vulnerable learners at a large vibrant secondary school in South Manchester. This is a full time role with an immediate start date.

The successful Teaching Assistant will join the schools Special Educational Needs and Inclusion team and will be supporting the academic and social needs of identified pupils through in-class support, small group intervention and one-to-one support. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who is committed to ensuring that all students achieve their potential regardless of any barriers to learning.

This role would suit an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant or an enthusiastic and inspiring graduate who enjoys working as part of a dedicated team and is looking to develop their skills in a welcoming school environment. Previous experience of working with young people with Special Educational Needs is desired.

Main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To work with individual and groups of students under the direction of the SENCO
  • To provide academic and pastoral support to students
  • To deliver intervention to small groups of students with Special Educational Needs
  • To establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model by presenting a positive personal imagine and responding appropriately to individual needs

The school is located in South Manchester, a short drive from exit 4 on the M56 and easily accessible via Metro links from the city centre and public bus routes. The school has been judged by Ofsted to be a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ features for teaching and pastoral support. Due to recent developments, the school now has a modern building with excellent facilities and a large Special Educational Needs provision.

If you have experience working with young people with Special Educational Needs and would like to be considered for this role, please upload your CV via the link below. For additional information on this role, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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