One to one support assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester

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JNM 84667_1693491412
Date Posted: 31 Aug 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

One to one support assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Our client school is a vibrant and inclusive educational institution committed to providing an exceptional learning environment for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

They believe in the potential of every student and strive to ensure they receive the individualised support they require to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate One-to-One SEND Support Assistant. The successful candidate will work closely with a specific student with special educational needs, providing them with personalised support to enhance their educational experience and promote their overall well-being.


  • Provide one-to-one support and assistance to a student with special educational needs, ensuring their safety, comfort, and engagement in classroom activities.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and implement personalised education plans and strategies tailored to the student's specific needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans and monitor the student's progress, documenting observations and feedback.
  • Support the student with academic tasks, including reading, writing, maths, and other subject areas as required.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting social interaction, independence, and confidence-building activities.
  • Encourage the student's participation in extracurricular activities, field trips, and school events, providing necessary assistance and accommodations.
  • Assist with personal care tasks, as required, such as toileting, feeding, and mobility support.
  • Maintain accurate records of the student's progress, achievements, and any incidents, following school policies and procedures.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills related to special educational needs.


  • Experience working with students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Empathy, patience, and understanding when supporting students with diverse learning needs.
  • Knowledge of different special educational needs and an understanding of various strategies to support students.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students and the school environment.
  • Basic understanding of relevant legislation, such as the Education, Health and Care Plan process and safeguarding guidelines.
  • A commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in education.
  • Relevant qualifications or training related to special educational needs (desirable).

To apply for the position of One-to-One SEND Support Assistant please send your CV to or call 0161 674 0138 to express your interest.

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