SEN Teaching Assistant

Blackpool, Lancashire
Date Posted: 26 Feb 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Blackpool, Lancashire
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Teaching Assistants Needed for SEN School in Blackpool

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN)? Do you thrive in a challenging yet rewarding environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistants to join our team at a SEN school in Blackpool. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting students with diverse learning needs, including those with challenging behaviours. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of children who require additional support in their educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing one-to-one or small group support to students with SEN, including those with challenging behaviour.
  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons and activities.
  • Promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Implementing behaviour management strategies effectively.
  • Collaborating with colleagues and professionals to meet the individual needs of students.


  • Right to work in the UK, such as a British passport in date or a valid VISA.
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service or willingness to apply for one.
  • Overseas police check if residing outside the UK for more than 6 months in the last 5 years.
  • Previous experience working with SEN children and those with challenging behaviour.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to support children with diverse needs.


  • Competitive pay rates, dependent on experience.
  • Full and part-time options available.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Partnered with The National College - full access to all accredited CPD courses.

Working Hours:

  • Full school day, from 08:30 to 15:30.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with SEN and possess the necessary skills and experience, we would love to hear from you. Join our dedicated team and help shape the future of our students! For more information call our office on 01772977333.

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