SEN Teaching Assistant

Darwen, Lancashire
Date Posted:19 May 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Darwen, Lancashire

SEN Teaching Assistant, Blackburn with Darwen

Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Darwen?

Tradewind are working with a very popular oversubscribed Primary School in Darwen who are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team full-time within their SEN class. The role is a long-term temporary role starting in September 2021 and will run until July 2022, with the potential to be extended.

This Ofsted outstanding primary school are looking for someone who has previous experience working in a SEN environment or someone who has worked extensively with learners with challenging behaviours. You will be supporting the children within the class who all have varying levels of SEN including challenging behaviour, ADHD, Autism, visual impairment, hearing impairment, limited mobility, and some personal care.

This school offers an inspirational environment where creative learning is encouraged, and an innovative attitude is a must. Any additional training will be provided to any successful candidates.

This 1-form entry Church of England Primary School prides itself on the inclusion of all children and their exceptional behaviour of the children and is passionate about providing children with the skills and enthusiasm for Secondary School. They provide a safe, happy, and well-disciplined learning environment and have a supportive SLT. The school make a positive contribution to life within the local community. This Primary school caters for approx. 240 pupils across ages 4-11 and has a very nurturing environment.

We are looking for:

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant or equivalent
  • Experience working with SEN and challenging behaviour.
  • Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques

Excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication

  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

  • 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, 30 to be exact!
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you are fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support does not stop once we have 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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teaching Assistant in Darwen or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977333 or email-

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  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay; however, we will happily accrue this upon request)
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