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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you have experience of working as a teaching assistant/ learning support assistant?

Have you supported pupils with Special Educational Needs such as ASC, SEMH difficulties/EBD, Learning Difficulties, Hearing or Visual Impairments?

Are you looking for work as a Teaching Assistant in the Liverpool/ Merseyside area? 

  • SEN school opportunity
  • Temporary contract
  • Easily accessible by public transport

*** SEN Teaching Assistant posts available ASAP*** Day to Day and Long Term Roles Available***

We are working with a city centre based, Ofsted OUTSTANDING community special school which provides inclusive and committed support to primary and secondary aged pupils who have communication needs and learning difficulties and behavioural problems.

The school hopes to recruit a Teaching Assistant who is familiar with special and/or medical needs including Autism, and preferably have worked in a child based or education environment, however are open to applications from other relevant backgrounds
The students study a sensory and rounded curriculum, incorporating lots of creative, interactive and messy activities alongside specific occupational therapies which are designed to support their cognitive development (and be really fun!).

SEN Teaching Assistant – Role Requirements

We are looking for people that are flexible and can work on a day to day basis as well as people that would like long term work.

* Experience of working as a Teaching Assistant/ LSA

* Experience of working in a SEN setting or alternative provision

* Having a positive behaviour management qualification such as Team-Teach or MAPA would be beneficial

* Having personal care experience would also be beneficial for some schools

* Be enthusiastic, caring and patient

* Working hours 8:30am – 3:30pm

SEN Teaching Assistant – Responsibilities

*To encourage pupils to join in with all activities and to take a full and active part in school life

*To support and care for the child in their individual needs

*To prepare, modify and adapt resources and learning materials for the pupil as agreed with the class teacher and other professionals

*To assist in resolving any behavioural, social and emotional difficulties which may arise

*To encourage the pupil to develop a positive self image, and to develop confidence in their abilities and communication with others

If this opportunity sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other Teaching Assistant vacancies, please send over your up to date CV.

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP9.50 an hour or above
  • 13 weeks off per year

Interviews are starting soon, if you are interested in this position and have the relevant qualifications please send your CV to or call Mica at the Liverpool Secondary Branch on 0151 244 5430 for more information

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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

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