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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Are you committed to making a difference in young boys’ lives?

Are you passionate about working with young people?

Do you want a new challenge in an exciting environment?

We are currently looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to support in a school that houses pupils aged 5-14 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would be a person who is:

  • Passionate about working with young people
  • Resilient and can rise to a challenge
  • Warm and caring

The school, which has been recently rated as ‘Good’ by OFSTED, provides these children with a calm and positive environment where the pupils can flourish and succeed. This has been achieved through the hard work of the teachers and their assistants in developing strong relationships with these pupils allowing for a sense of trust which leads to academic achievement. The staffs at this school are proud to work there and are looking for new support workers to assist them on the way to becoming ‘Outstanding’.

The role of a SEN Teaching Assistant will vary from day to day and the school are looking for someone who can make a real difference in the children’s lives; someone who is robust while also of a caring nature The role of a Teaching Assistant would be to support the children in their development. Depending on the needs of the children /class you would support, this may be communication activities, play centred tasks or holistic therapies. Your role would be supported by a Teacher and one or more other Teaching Assistants.

The school is located in the Chorlton-Cum-Hardy area of Manchester so it easily accessible by car, bus, tram and train.

To be successful in your application, you must be able to provide evidence of this as skills and experience.

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered). Teaching Personnel can support your application should this be required.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel:

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP60 a day or above
  • 13 weeks off per year

If this SEN Teaching Assistant Role sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other vacancies, please send over your up to date CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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