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SEN Support Assistant Required in Astley Bridge

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Job description

Are you looking for a new opportunity to help an SEN pupil in mainstream Primary School access a full and quality Education?

If so a smaller than average primary school located in the Astley Bridge area of Bolton, is currently looking to appoint an SEN Support assistant to work with an autistic pupil within their year 4 class. The role will vary as you will be supporting the child on a 1:1 basis in the mornings, helping them with subjects such as maths and English. During the afternoon you will then be expected to take on more of a general support role across the full class, supporting other pupils and working in small groups where needed. The school has previously been graded as Good by Ofsted, which describes the school as one where pupils are able to make good progress as a result of interesting learning activities which they enjoy.


  • A passionate, engaging and motivated personality
  • Transferable skills i.e sports, art, and academic
  • Teaching Assistant Level 2 qualification or equivalent.
  • At least 5 A-C GCSE grades
  • Experience Supporting across the KS2
  • Ambition for career development
  • High expectations for all students and the determination to help all children succeed
  • The willingness to immerse themselves in all aspects of the school, extra curricular etc

There are a lot of opportunities to establish yourself within the school as the Headteacher is looking to offer a permanent contract for the right person. The school looks to ensure that everyone is able to inspire one another in order to achieve the best outcomes for both pupils and staff.

But what can Teaching Personnel offer?

  • Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice - ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

Please email your CV/covering letter for immediate consideration. Alternatively call the Manchester West Primary Branch on 0161 242 1792 for more information regarding this teaching assistant role.

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.

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