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SEND Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently working with schools across greater Manchester area who can provide support to children and young people with a range of additional needs to help improve pupils abilities academically, socially and mentally.

We are looking for confident candidates who would be able to work with young people 1:1 and in small groups to:

  • Improve confidence and work to break down emotional barriers to learning
  • Build great rapport and connect with individuals to work towards reaching their highest potential in the classroom

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to use strategies to de-escalate a situation before it reaches crisis point (Team Teach training would be beneficial)
  • Have experience working with children or young people with ADHD, ASD, SEBD or SEMH is crucial
  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one - If you require a new DBS we will guide you through the application process
  • Be patient and confident in dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and be able to think on your feet
  • Have a genuine passion to improve the lives of young people
  • Have an innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning

To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV 

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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