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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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SEN- Teaching Assistant- Part time

  • - An opportunity for a SEN teaching assistant within a specialist environment
  • - Do you want the opportunity to work flexible hours and enhance your professional development?
  • - Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and expertise within a specialist environment?

A part- time position for a teaching assistant who has a considerable amount of experience working with pupils with SEN. Initially, the position is part time for the first school term September – October 2017; however there may be an opportunity for permanent dependent on the need of the school.

The school is located in Rochdale close by to the city centre and provides education for pupils with generic learning difficulties. The school was recently inspected in 2016 and was graded as a ‘good’ school and OFSTED commented that ‘all pupils achieve expected standards or better due to the support and commitment from staff at the school’.

The head teacher is currently seeking a teaching assistant to work in collaboration with a qualified teacher to support pupils with SEN in achieving their optimal development. Ideally the teaching assistant will have experience of working within a special needs setting and be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of how to cater for with pupils with SEN. Experience working within a special needs setting is not essential as long as the teaching assistant can demonstrate a genuine commitment to supporting pupil’s optimal development.

Due to the individual needs of pupils the teaching assistant will have:

- An- in depth knowledge and understanding of pupils with SEN

- A commitment to assuring that all pupils can achieve their optimal educational potential

- The ability to build strong working relationships with pupils with SEN

- Team- Teach training

If you are an experienced teaching assistant who has a passion for supporting pupils with SEN, please send an up to date CV to

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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