Higher Level Teaching Assistant for On-Site SEND Unit

Hulme, Greater Manchester
JNM 35699_1718380310
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2024
  1. HLTA
£98 - £118 per day
  1. Permanent

Higher Level Teaching Assistant for On-Site SEND Unit

Hulme, Greater Manchester
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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have the skills and dedication to lead and support their educational journey and personal development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our agency is partnering with a vibrant primary school in South Manchester that is seeking a dedicated and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to run and lead their on-site SEND unit. This role is integral to providing tailored support to students, ensuring they achieve their full potential in a nurturing and inclusive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Management: Lead the on-site SEND unit, ensuring high standards of support and education for all students.
  • Support Individual Learning Plans: Work closely with the SENDCo to implement and manage Individual Education Plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.
  • Classroom Assistance: Provide in-class support, helping to differentiate lessons and provide one-on-one or small group assistance as required.
  • Development of Resources: Create and adapt resources to support the learning and development of students with SEND.
  • Communication: Maintain effective communication with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a holistic approach to each child's education.
  • Progress Monitoring: Regularly assess and monitor students' progress, providing feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Behavioral Support: Implement positive behavior strategies and support students in developing social and emotional skills.


  • Qualifications: HLTA qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with children with SEND in a primary school setting, with experience in a leadership role preferred.
  • Skills: Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Knowledge: Understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and experience in creating and implementing IEPs.
  • Passion: A genuine passion for supporting the educational and personal development of children with SEND.

What We Offer:

  • Supportive Environment: Work within a supportive and friendly team dedicated to making a difference.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.
  • Potential for Permanent Position: This role is initially temporary but has the potential to become a permanent position based on performance and school needs.

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in a dynamic educational setting and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role to joanne.nelthorpe@twrecruitment.com or call 0161 674 0138

Join us in shaping the future and making a real difference in the lives of children with SEND. Apply today!

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