SEN Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted:12 Aug 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£60.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 accredited CPD courses
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Teaching Assistant

COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity in an Alternative Provision School in Preston?

Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a full-time position starting 1st September 2020 until April 2021 with the view to go permanent for the right person? This is a full-time position on a long term temporary contract, working 5 days per week 8:00am - 3:30pm, term time only.

Tradewind Preston are working in partnership with an Alternative Provision School to recruit an experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant/ Support Worker to support on a 1-2-1 and small groups.

At the Alternative Provision, they cater for KS1 - KS4 pupils with behaviour difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. The school aims to ensure that they give them the necessary support to improve their confidence, self-esteem and enable them to become successful learners in school and prepared for their future working lives.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a minimum of 6 months experience working in an Alternative Provision environment or have worked extensively with learners with Behavioural and SEMH (social, emotional and mental health needs).

We are looking for:
*Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
*Confidence in dealing with challenging behaviour
*Experience with supporting in Alternative Provision
*Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently
*Team Teach Trained (desirable not essential as training can be provided)
After visiting the school, I was really impressed with the state of the art facilities. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to every day school life. The school has a welcoming team of staff and a strong and well-structured SLT.

The school has close motorway links with the M65 which is accessible by car with a large free car parking and easily accessible via public transport.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Preston or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or

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