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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Our client secondary school is looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join them in September of October 2018. This is a full time Teaching Assistant position on a temporary basis for 12 months initially.

The successful SEN TA will be working with year 7 and year 9 students in small groups within the classroom ensuring they are engaged and remain on task. The school welcome applications from teaching assistants with experience working with secondary aged pupils.

"We are looking for an experienced special educational need Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to join our team during the first half term of the new academic year. The successful SEN TA should have relevant experience of supporting students who have various special educational needs. The suitable SEN TA will be working with a variety of students in year 7 and year 9 who have various needs, such as Moderate Learning Difficulties and Behavioural issues. You will be a part of our large team of support staff initially being employed via a supply basis but with the possibility of progressing on to a school based contract" - Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO).

The school is a large co-educational secondary school based in the city centre of Manchester, close to the local Metrolink. It is therefore easily accessible via public transport but also a large secure on site car park for those travelling by car.

Highlights of this SEN TA position:

  • Full time Teaching Assistant position; initially on a temporary basis for 12 months
  • Pay ranging between £55 - £70 per day depending on experience
  • Applications are encouraged from individuals with any relevant SEN experience
  • Large mixed , highly supportive secondary school based in the city centre of Manchester

The school's SENCO oversees the support staff within this large secondary school and is keen to have the successful SEN TA start as soon as possible at the beginning of the new academic year. The new cohort of year 7s is due to start on 4th September with relevant tests due to take place within the first 2 weeks. Upon the results being obtained, the successful SEN TA will be working with students in year 7 and year 9 splitting their time accordingly.

The school are therefore looking for an effective TA who has the ability to engage with students aged between 11 and 14 but is flexible and adaptable in their approach. The school is highly supportive of all staff and will offer the successful TA various training opportunities.

If you are interested in this position as a SEN TA, then apply now with your latest CV outlining your relevant experience. This role would be highly suitable for individuals with previous experience as a SEN TA/LSA or Learning Mentor.

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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