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SEN Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
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23 Jul 2021

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Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you looking for a new challenge and an amazing school to work in? If so, then this is the role for you!

I am delighted to be recruiting on a behalf of a special needs school in the south Manchester area that cater for young people with Autism and Complex Needs. We are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to start with them as soon as possible on a full time and long term basis with the potential to turn permanent eventually. Pay up to £75/day.

To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

Have an enhanced DBS Disclosure (or be happy to apply for a new one), Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks.
Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
Have the legal right to work in the UK.

About the role

You will supporting a variety of pupils in class or on a 1:1 basis from time to time. Each pupil has an EHCP for special needs including Autism and Complex Needs. the new SEN Teaching Assistant will need some prior experience supporting yong people with these needs. Obstacles to learning include sensory, speech & language, ability to focus, emotional, behavioural and some physical needs. They use Now & Next, Visual Timetables, PECS and other strategies. They also have dedicated therapy rooms and calming break out spaces to aid behaviour and emotions.

The new SEN Teaching Assistant will need to engage them in varied activities that are pitched at their level while supporting the class teacher in the delivery of more formal lessons that aim to teach numeracy & literacy, speech & language, understanding of the world and personal physical, social and emotional development.

About the school

The school caters for children aged 3-11 with special needs. They have fantastic facilities that are tailored to meet their pupils needs. They have high expectations but in return provide excellent training and support as well as time to engage with pupils in a variety of ways. They have a strong focus on providing young people with the tools needed to progress successfully on to high school making sure that their pupils are well equipped to deal with the world around them as well.

They have sensory rooms, therapy rooms, dedicated indoor and outdoor play areas, a soft play room and gardens. They are located close to other amenities and are on major bus routes as well as being close to a tram stop.

If this sounds like a role for you, register with us today in order to be put forward! See contact details below.


By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To apply for this Manchester located SEN Teaching Assistant role please call Graham in the Manchester office on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).

A bit about Tradewind...

As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer
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