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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

SEN teaching assistants needed to work in secondary schools in Tameside to support students with special educational needs in the areas of moderate learning difficulties, autism, social emotional mental health, behaviour, ADHD and dyslexia.

SEN teaching assistants play a pivotal role in ensuring that students in their care receive tailored 1:1 support to achieve their expected levels of progress. Teaching Personnel support 10 secondary schools throughout the borough of Tameside with support staff provision on a temporary and permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity for support staff coming to the end of a school based contract and looking for a new challenge or currently working in another work field and wanting to move to the education sector.

If you are located in Tameside or the surrounding areas we welcome your application. With the new academic year fast approaching schools are currently looking at their students with educational health care plans and their new cohort of year 7 students who will need additional teaching assistant support.

Key features of working as a teaching assistant;

  • Full time learning support posts
  • Working with students on a 1:1 and small group basis
  • Assisting student to achieve their expected levels of progress
  • Varied opportunities in schools throughout the borough of Tameside
  • Access to regular training and development courses

Essential criteria for this role will be work based or educational references , an application for a fully enhanced DBS certificate, prior experience or qualification working with students who have special educational needs.

To apply for the role of SEN teaching assistant please upload your CV via the link below or contact Rob at the Manchester Secondary Office for more 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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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