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SEN Teaching Assistant - Wigan - Required Immediately

  • SEN Teaching Assistant required immediately for Secondary school in Wigan
  • Full time position, initially offered on a temporary basis for one term
  • Experience working with ASC and challenging behaviour is essential for this position
  • Must hold or be willing to apply for a Child Workforce Enhanced DBS Certificate

Teaching Personnel are currently working in partnership with a well respected Secondary school based in Wigan to support with the recruitment of an SEN Teaching Assistant to work alongside an identified Year 7 pupil on a 1:1 basis who is on the ASC spectrum.

The SENCO wishes to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant who has experience working alongside students that have identified needs, students with ASC and children that show signs of challenging behaviour. The school have highlighted that the incoming SEN Teaching Assistant must be able to work alongside students, promoting positive learning and behaviour whenever possible and are able to help them make consistent improvements in class.

The successful SEN Teaching Assistant must be enthusiastic, energetic and proactive, but also have a calming nature working alongside students with SEN needs and be able to identify and defuse stressful situations before they escalate.

Our client school;

  • Larger than the average Secondary school with around 900 pupils currently on roll
  • The school is a short drive away from the A577
  • Located in Hindley, in the Wigan LEA you will have good access to public transport links making the school accessible to the surrounding areas, Wigan, Leigh and Bolton
  • Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are well supported and most make good progress.

The SENCO wishes to meet with candidates immediately, so interested SEN Teaching Assistants are urged to send an updated CV to Zack or get in contact with the Manchester West Secondary Branch via the link below;

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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