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SEN Teaching Assistant

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As an ASC Support Teaching Assistant within this school, you will gain a rewarding role whereby you will have the opportunity to positivity impact the learning, development and lives of pupils who struggle to engage within their normal classes.

• Full time ASC Support Teaching Assistant

• Temporary post until the end of the academic year (July 2021) with potential permanent progression opportunity

• Working hours (8.30am – 3:30pm)


This ASC Support Teaching Assistant role is at a ‘Good’ primary school in Bolton (BL2) who are looking for an ASC support worker. You will be responsible for providing ongoing 1:1 and small groups to support and engage a small number of the children within KS1. The school is easily accessible from Bolton town centre due to its strong public transport links. For those with their own transport, it is a short drive from the M61 making the surrounding areas; Bury, Salford, Wigan and Chorley commutable.

This role requires someone who has experience of working with children with ASC, whether it’s on the verbal or non verbal spectrum. A school looking to become a good and outstanding school in the future, this is a great place to work, with a friendly environment and a hard-working ethic. This is a great opportunity and one which could lead to a school’s permanent contract. You would be working closely with the school SENCO to help aid learning in school as much as possible.


Applicant requirements;

• Year 1 Boy with ASC – Challenging Behaviours, non verbal, communication issues.

• Year 2 Girl – Complex ASC needs, non-verbal, repetitive, visual learner.

• Working closely with the SENCO and inclusion lead.

• Supporting learning in class and outside of the classroom in key stage 1.

• Support with access to the key stage 1 SATS.


This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is patient, kind natured and nurturing who enjoys helping others whilst learning and growing themselves. This school has been described as one big family where the staff work closely together to build up their pupils knowledge and confidence.


For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to Lucy via the link below or contact the Manchester West Primary office 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. 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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