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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. Autism
  2. Greater Manchester
Date posted : 21/05/24
  1. Full Time
£84 - 95 per day

Job description

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SEN Teaching Assistant – Salford (M3)

Join Teaching Personnel in collaboration with a respected SEN Secondary School located in Salford. Dedicated to fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, this school is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to support a higher-ability class, predominantly comprised of students with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC).

In this role, you will be instrumental in meeting the educational and emotional needs of these students. Your adeptness in behaviour management will be pivotal in maintaining a positive and conducive learning atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to students with SEN within a higher-ability class.
  • Collaborate with the class teacher to deliver differentiated lessons that cater to individual needs.
  • Cultivate a supportive and stimulating classroom ambiance conducive to learning and growth.
  • Employ effective behaviour management techniques and foster positive social interactions.
  • Offer personalised one-to-one support and facilitate small-group interventions to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Work closely with the SEN team to implement Educational Health Care Plans (EHCPs).
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely progress and behaviour reports to the class teacher and SEN coordinator.


  • Demonstrated experience as a Teaching Assistant, preferably working with students with ASC.
  • Proficiency in behaviour management techniques.
  • Ability to uphold a positive and composed learning environment.
  • Possess empathy, patience, and rapport-building skills with students.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities to collaborate effectively with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Availability to register with Teaching Personnel and commit to a full-time position.

Salary and Benefits:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive daily rate ranging from £84+ contingent upon experience and qualifications. This is a full-time role offering the opportunity to thrive in a supportive and fulfilling educational setting.

Teaching Personnel prioritises the safeguarding and well-being of children and young people, requiring all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pertinent pre-employment screenings. Please note that personal care duties are not involved in this role.

If you're ready to embark on this rewarding journey, respond to this advertisement to express your interest and initiate the application process through Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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