SEN Teaching Assistant

Birkenhead, Merseyside
Date Posted: 20 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Birkenhead, Merseyside

Passionate SEN Teaching Assistant Wanted: Immediate Start in Birkenhead Secondary School - Supporting Children with Mental Health Needs!

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for supporting the well-being of students with mental health needs? An incredible opportunity awaits you! We are actively seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant for immediate placement in a vibrant secondary school in Birkenhead.

Why Join Us?

Immediate Start: Your impact is needed now! Join our team for an immediate start and make a real difference in the lives of students.

Purposeful Environment: Be part of a secondary school community that prioritises the well-being of its students and provides a nurturing environment for growth and learning.

Meaningful Contribution: Your role as an SEN Teaching Assistant will directly contribute to the academic and emotional development of students with mental health needs.

Supportive Team: Work alongside a team of experienced educators and professionals who are committed to providing the best possible support for students facing unique challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

One-on-One Support: Provide individualised support to students with mental health needs, helping them navigate academic and social challenges.

Collaboration with Teachers and Support Staff: Work closely with teachers and support staff to implement tailored strategies that promote the academic and emotional well-being of students.

Effective Communication: Establish strong communication channels with students, parents, and fellow staff members to create a supportive network.

Promote Inclusivity: Foster an inclusive and accepting environment where all students feel valued and supported.


Relevant Experience: Previous experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant or similar role is advantageous.

Empathy and Patience: Demonstrate empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to supporting students with mental health needs.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with students, parents, and fellow staff members.

Immediate Availability: Ready for an immediate start to make a positive impact.

To be considered for this position you will:
- have previous school experience and be familiar with the SIMS system
- Be a committed professional
- Be an organised, enthusiastic proactive person
-Hold a child workforce enhanced DBS certificate which is on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one (costs refunded back to you when you complete 20 days work)
-have satisfactory references
-have a CV must that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position of a SEN Teaching Assistant.

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

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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