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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you want to help people achieve the best possible outcomes, regardless of the extent of their learning difficulty?

Would you like to help children with educational barriers?

Are you looking for experience to enhance your career?

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic teaching assistant for our partner school, a primary specialist school in the Stockport area. The position will be working predominately with children 11-16 year old pupils who have verity of Special Education Needs. Your role will be supporting with children with Special educational needs and to engage and interact with the children to enable them to be able to access to curriculum fully. The role will entail leading a small class of SEN pupils reaching learning targets and there will be daily planning involved. The pupils are on the spectrum and have sensory requirements. The classes are smaller than mainstream and you’ll have the support of 2/3 TAs to assist in class for various pupils. The school are looking for someone who is confident, organised, who can use their own initiative to pick up from the hand over and take responsibility in leading the class, teaching assistants and meet pupil development targets.

The ideal candidate:

• Have PECS and Makaton training / experience but not essential

• Experience working with challenging behaviour or have Team Teach training (positive restraint training)

• You will need to be confident, organised and be able to lead a team • Flexible, adaptive and versatile individual If you are interested in applying for this role or simply want to find out more information then please call Neal on 0161 242 1798 or send your CV to

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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