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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Are you someone seeking to work alongside students with SEN requirements in a secondary school setting? Do you have previous experience of working with young learners or vulnerable adults that have identified needs?

If so, Teaching Personnel are working with a number of local secondary schools in the Wigan LEA that wish to appoint SEN Teaching Assistants on full and part-time basis immediately.

  • SEN Teaching Assistants
  • Immediate start dates for full-time, part-time and flexible positions.
  • Competitive pay in line with experience of each candidate.
  • Training and CPD to be provided to all candidates.
  • Secondary school based experience is not essential.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you will be supporting children with a range of special needs, it will be your primary job to work with these students to promote both social and academic growth.

You will help to ensure pupils in different age groups access the curriculum and make progression. To be an ideal candidate for this role, you will need to be empathetic, calm and patient.

We wish to hear from anyone with experience supporting individuals in the following areas;

  • Autism (ASD)
  • Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
  • Emotional Behaviour Disorder (EBD)
  • Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Moderate learning difficulties (MLD),
  • Speech and Language difficulties (SpLD),
  • Hearing impairments (HI)
  • Visual impairments (VI).

Currently there are roles available within a number of Wigan based secondary schools.

Interested applicants are requested to contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information or to submit an up to date CV using the link below;

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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