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SEN Teaching Assistant - Graduate  

Are you a graduate/ soon to be graduate looking to work with young people with SEN requirements?

A popular and high achieving Stockport based secondary school are looking to bring on a strong and enthusiastic graduate to work with and support SEN students in classroom scenarios and small group/ 1-1 sessions. The role will be full time for the academic year 2021/22 with the opportunity for a full school contract to be offered to the right candidate.

We’re currently seeking applicants from the Stockport areas of Heaton Chapel, Cheadle Hulme, Romiley, Bredbury and the surrounding Tameside, Trafford and Derbyshire. We are seeking graduates from core subjects such as English, Maths, Science, Humanities as well as Modern Foreign Languages, Psychology, Physical Education and more.

Graduate SEN Teaching Assistants will focus mainly on supporting SEN students in the classroom, providing help with classwork and instructions whilst maintaining a positive and healthy working environment. SEN TA’s will also organise small group/ 1-1 intervention and pastoral support for students in need of external learning, delivering programmes of work to help raise attainment and self-esteem and promote inclusion.

Candidate requirements for the role of graduate SEN TA:

  • Degree educated in one of the above relevant courses
  • Experience supporting vulnerable/ SEN young people e.g. mentoring, support work youth work, residential care, sports coaching, tutoring
  • Desire to take the step into a career in secondary education
  • Suitable references with no safeguarding concerns or disciplinary issues
  • Child workforce DBS certificate on the update service

Some highlights of this position include:

  • Full time graduate role commencing September 2021 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 3:00)
  • Supporting vulnerable students in classroom, small group, 1-1 scenarios
  • Providing parents/ carers/ guardians with social and academic progress updates
  • Working to promote a positive and healthy working environment for all students
  • Wages of up to GBP350 a week, paid weekly through our PAYE scheme
  • Excellent starting point for a career in secondary education and/ or support

For immediate consideration please submit an up to date copy of your CV via the link provided. For more information please contact the Manchester East Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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