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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A school in Manchester is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to join the support staff team on a temporary basis. This position will commence with an immediate start available post October Half Term 2020.

Applications are welcomed from:

  • Individuals who have prior experience working with students with SEN I either a school or alternative setting.
  • Graduates who are looking to develop and enhance their secondary school experience.
  • Applicants who are looking to obtain invaluable experience working with vulnerable people.

The school expects the required person:

  • To hold a keen interest in developing student attainment and progression.
  • To be able to devise methods to ensure students remain engaged and motivated within the classroom.
  • Will be able to effectively manage pupil behaviour, and ensure students with SEN are suitably catered for based on individual needs.
  • Can work to support teaching staff at all times, including developing specific learning resources.
  • Can ensure students are adhering to Covid-19 protocols at all times.
  • Will be able to act as a role model at all times.

The school will require the individual to:

  • Display strong interpersonal skills.
  • Deal with potentially challenging behaviour in an efficient manner.
  • Work regularly on a 1:1 basis with students.
  • Deliver feedback to students, parents and other teaching staff if necessary.

The individual will be working with students with:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Epilepsy
  • Multi Sensory impairment

The school:

  • Located in Manchester, the school is a short distance from Manchester city centre.

For further information, please contact the Manchester South 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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