SEN Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:08 Apr 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65 - £66 per day
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Tradewind Recruitment is currently recruiting on behalf of a one form entry Primary School in Diggle, Oldham to start in September. This is a full-time role with a salary of £65 per day.

About the school

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant on behalf of a one form entry primary school in Oldham. This is a vibrant, happy school because it is a community where the partnerships between governors, staff, parents, pupils and the wider community are valued. This school is set in wonderful grounds, which they use to stimulate learning and as the basis for many topics and clubs.

The headteacher provides strong leadership. She has established a school ethos in which everyone feels valued. Relationships between staff are very positive and it is a nice place to work. There is an effective professional development programme, and the school also works well with other schools in the area to ensure that staff learn from good practice.

The school is based in Diggle, Oldham and is accessible via car or bus.

About the role

This primary school is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within their EYFS department, predominantly within their Reception class. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management and good experience of working with children with SEN.

The role itself will involve supporting a child within Reception on a 1:1 basis. The child has severe Autism and needs help in adjusting to school life, as well as emotional support and support in accessing the National Curriculum. The successful Teaching Assistant will need to be patient and understanding but also firm and consistent in approach to managing behaviour.

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

*Hold a Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

*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 out next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so your 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
*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 be considered for this position, please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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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