Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
GWM 00578_1693771384
Date Posted: 03 Sep 2023
  1. Nursery Nurse, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
This vacancy has now expired

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Are you empathetic, patient & resilient?

Do you want to work in an outstanding rated school?

Tradewind are recruiting!

This is a vacancy for a Primary SEN Teaching Assistant at a primary special needs school in the Manchester area catering for children with Autism & Complex Needs.

Starting in September 2023 on a full time & long term basis. Pay up to £85/day.

  • Primary SEN Teaching Assistant at a primary SEN school the Manchester area.
  • Starting in Sept on a full time basis, Mon to Fri.
  • Opportunity to turn permanent for the right person.
  • Hours are 8:30am - 3:30pm.
  • Pay up to £85/day depending on exp.

  • As the new Primary Teaching Assistant you will need to support pupils with Autism & Complex Needs.
  • You will be working in groups of no more than 8 pupils at a time.
  • You will need to work as a team to manage challenging situations and make progress with your pupils.
  • Often 1:1 support will be required as well
  • Sometimes personal care or moving & handling tasks will be needed.
  • Pupils respond well to motivation, encouragement & positive reinforcement.

  • The school caters for children aged 3-11.
  • Rated outstanding by Ofsted.
  • Access to ongoing CPD.
  • Focus on prevention and non invasive de-escalation startegies to support children.
  • Aim for all pupils, regardless of background or ability to be successful and valued.
  • Collaborative and inclusive team environment.
  • Easily accessible by bus or car.

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

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

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate on the Update Service
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • 2 Professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with a full history.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Have some experience with teenagers or young adults.

To apply for this Manchester based Primary SEN Teaching Assistant role & register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

A bit more about Tradewind...

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

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