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SEN Teaching Assistant - Rochdale

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A full time position for a teaching assistant working with pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD) within a special school located in Rochdale. The position is full-time and is commencing as soon as possible.

The school is located close to the centre of Rochdale. The head teacher is currently looking to appoint an a Teaching Assistant who can work with post 16 pupils supporting them in achieving their full potential across the curriculum. The School currently has 253 pupils on roll and caters for pupils with PMLD, MLD and ASC who are aged 11-19. In it's most recent inspection the school was graded as 'good' by OFSTED.

This role will involve working in close collaboration with a classroom teacher to support post 16 pupils with severe learning difficulties in reaching the best possible educational outcomes. Due to the individual needs of the pupils the ideal teaching assistant will have an in-depth understanding of how to cater for pupils with SEN. Ideally the teaching assistant will have experience within a special school, however this is not essential as long as they can demonstrate a genuine passion for supporting pupils with SEN.

To be considered for the post the teaching assistant should have:

  • Experience of working with special educational needs
  • Experience of working in close collaboration with a classroom teacher, school support and the wider community
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the SEND code of practice
  • A commitment to assuring that all pupils are fully supported in achieving the best possible outcomes and exceeding expectation's

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and expertise to succeed in the role please apply directly by submitting your up to date CV and covering letter.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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