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SEN Teaching Assistant

Join a small welcoming secondary school in Stockport seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant on a full-time basis.

The successful candidte will work directly with the schools Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) to support students with Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP) and additional needs. They will work on a 1:1 and small group basis supporting students with any academic, emotional and social needs. Successful candidates must be willing to work with students with a variety of needs including Autism, behavioural difficulties and attachment disorder.

Experience of working with young people with Special Educational and Additional Needs is desirable. We also welcome applications from candidates with relevant experience such as Youth Work or Sports Coaching or graduates looking to pursue a career in teaching.

This is a smaller than average secondary school welcoming students from a diverse community. The school is committed to ensuring the best teaching and learning to ensure that all students achieve their academic potential. 

This secondary school is located in Stockport and is easily accessible from the M57 and M60 motor way. For those on public transport, the school is accessible by public transport links from the city centre and surrounding areas of Stockport and Tameside.

Highlights of this Teaching Assistant role;

  • Full-time position
  • Working 1:1 and in small groups with students with Special Educational Needs, Additional Needs and Disabilities
  • Small welcoming secondary school located in Stockport, accessible from the A57 and M60

To apply for this role, please send through an up to date CV. For further information on this position please contact the Manchester East Secondary branch.

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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