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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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SEN-Teaching Assistant- Part-time- Oldham- Team-Teach

  • - Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for an opportunity to work with pupils with SEN?
  • - Do you want access to specialist training such as: Team-Teach?
  • - Do you have an in-depth understanding of how to support and encourage the optimal development of pupils with SEND?

An outstanding Multi Academy trust are looking to appoint a teaching assistant to start from September 2017. Initially, the position will be temporary for the first term September- December; however this could result in a permanent position for the right candidate. The trust runs across 4 sites based in Oldham. Sites cater for individuals between 4 - 19 with a Statement of SEN or an EHCP, on the autistic spectrum and/or have significant communication and interaction difficulties and social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH).

This role is part-time and will involve working in collaboration with the classroom teacher to plan and implement interventions to support and encourage the development of pupils with SEND. Due to the specific needs of the pupils we would be interested in applicants who have a considerable amount of experience supporting children or young people with SEN needs. We would also welcome applications from less experienced individuals who can demonstrate a genuine interest in supporting pupils with SEN needs. Ideally the teaching assistant will have experience working within a special needs setting, however this is not essential as long as the teaching assistant has an in-depth understanding of how to cater for pupils with SEND.

The successful candidate will:

• Be an experienced teaching assistant who is committed to supporting and encouraging the development of pupils with SEN needs

• Support all pupils with SEN in achieving their optimal potential

• Be able to demonstrate a commitment to catering for the needs of pupils with SEN

• Be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other staff, pupils, parents and the wider community

• Ideally Team-Teach trained (can be provided)

• Be hard working, organised and proactive in their professional development

please contact Kelsie Wall at or on 0161 242 1795

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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