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SEN Teaching Assistant – Wigan

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant required for Wigan based Secondary school in January 2020.

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting identified pupils and pupils on the Autistic Spectrum (ASC) on a 1:1 basis.
  • 12 month temporary position starting in January, with the potential of securing a permanent position later in the year. (Funding dependant.)
  • Typical earnings of GBP1000-GBP1200 per month depending on experience.
  • Previous experience working with students with Special Education Needs is highly desired but not essential.

Our client secondary school have an additional requirement for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within their support department in the New Year. The school are seeking to appoint a specialist member of staff who is able to work with several pupils who have special educational needs such as Emotional and Behavioural problems or those with specific conditions such as Autism and Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Previous experience of working with alongside pupils with special educational needs is preferred but not essential as you will have access to a range of training and professional development opportunities through Teaching Personnel and the school directly.

 “The number of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities supported by the school is well above the national average. The number of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs or an education health and care plan is in line with the national average.” Ofsted

Our client Secondary school is slightly larger than the national average with approximately 900 pupils on roll. Located between Hindley and Westhoughton, the school is just a short drive away from the A577 and has an abundance of public transportation links to surrounding areas; Bolton, Salford and Wigan.

The Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator is looking to meet with interested candidates at the earliest convenience. So to register your interest, please send an updated CV to Zack via the link below. Alternatively, please contact the Manchester Secondary branch for further information.

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.

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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