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Teaching Assistant

  1. SEN General
  2. Manchester
Date posted : 14/06/24
  1. Full Time
£85 - 100 per day

Job description

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Looking to make a real difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN)? An exciting opportunity awaits in Manchester for a passionate and dedicated Support Worker to join a dynamic team as a Teaching Assistant at a SEN school.


  • Provide one-on-one support to students with SEN, assisting them in their educational and personal development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and therapists to implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where every child feels valued and supported.
  • Encourage students to engage in classroom activities and develop their social and communication skills.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to the teaching team and parents/guardians.


  • Previous experience working with children or young adults with SEN is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, colleagues, and parents/guardians.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational and emotional needs of children with SEN.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work effectively in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Relevant qualifications such as NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or willingness to work towards these qualifications.

This is a fantastic opportunity to embark on a rewarding career in education, making a meaningful impact on the lives of children with SEN. If you are enthusiastic, compassionate, and eager to contribute to a supportive learning environment, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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