SEN Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
YSMJN -112019-251477_1574440525
Date Posted:22 Nov 2019
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£60 - £75 per day
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
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Are you a support worker who wants to work in SEN schools?

Are you looking to make a significant and positive difference in people's quality of life?

Do you want to be part of a supportive team with the opportunity to develop your skills in the classroom?

A leading, well established SEN Secondary School in Bury is looking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant in one of their PMLD classrooms.

They are in need of a TA with a can-do attitude, who can get on with their work efficiently and happily. You will be working with 7 children with a range of PMLD and medical needs, alongside the class teacher and another teaching assistant.

The successful applicant will have PMLD/SEN experience, as well as the motivation to work hard and work with the team to keep the children happy, safe and comfortable. Some of these children have severely complex needs and medical requirements.

The role will involve assisting the class teacher with children with complex needs, supporting the students individually and in groups with core subjects, engaging with their work and keeping on task with their learning. The role may occasionally have aspects of personal care, supporting students with trips to the bathroom and supporting with life skills.

The role will include:
Providing assistance to the class teacher
To assist the teaching with managing the class as a whole, as well as small groups independently
To work 1:1 with students to help develop their work
To support the general wellbeing of the students in the school
To monitor and evaluate pupils learning under the guidance of the teacher
To assist the teachers in the use of relevant management strategies to ensure a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take place
Personal care for the students

Severe Learning Difficulties and/or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities experience
Team teach certified ideal but not essential
A desire to encourage children to succeed
A caring, patient and calm personality
Ability to work with students with a variety of learning difficulties
Have an understanding of children with special needs
Be flexible in approach to education
Resiliency and optimism

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

* We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
* We care about your training and development more 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
* Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
* Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
* Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
* 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 SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will need to :
- Have previous experience working with special educational needs pupils
- Level 2 or equivalent childcare or Teaching Assistant qualification as a minimum
- Relevant moving and handling training, and Team Teach is desirable.

If you feel this role appeals to you, do not hesitate to contact us today. The school will be shortlisting next week, with interviews to follow. Contact Yuen Sin on 0161 674 0138, or email your CV to: yuen.sin@

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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