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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEN General
  2. Manchester
Date posted : 25/07/24
  1. Full Time
£12.90 - 14.00 per hour

Job description

An SEN school in Manchester is looking for a full-time teaching assistant to work with students in KS3 and KS4 with challenging behaviour. The school is committed to providing high quality support and a nurturing environment for the children they work with, and within this position you will work with other staff to maintain this.


  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with challenging behaviour and SEN based on their individual learning needs and goals
  • Assist the class teacher and other members of support staff to deliver structured lessons
  • Implement behaviour management strategies and techniques in line with Team Teach principles to support students manage emotion and behaviour effectively
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected

For this role you should

  • Have previous experience working with learners with additional needs in an educational setting
  • Team Teach certification or experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, empathy and resilience
  • Full-time availability

If you are interested in taking on this role, please apply with an up to date CV highlighting relevant experience.

All applicants must have a permanent residence and right to work in the UK. If you are currently based in another country, please do not apply for these roles as we will not be able to process your application.

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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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