SEN Teaching Assistant

Warrington, Cheshire

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Date Posted: 07 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Warrington, Cheshire

Join Our Team at Tradewind: SEN Teaching Assistant for Life Skills in Warrington SEN College!

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Do you have a knack for teaching essential life skills and fostering independence? If so, Tradewind invites you to join our dedicated team as a SEN Teaching Assistant at a vibrant SEN College in Warrington!

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant - Life Skills and School Cafeteria Management

Location: Warrington SEN College

Why Choose Tradewind?

Meaningful Impact: At Tradewind, we believe in making a difference. As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the lives of students by imparting essential life skills and empowering them for a successful future.

Collaborative Environment: Join a supportive team of educators and professionals who share your dedication to creating a positive and inclusive learning environment. We value collaboration and believe that together, we can achieve more.

Professional Development: We are committed to the growth of our team members. You'll have access to continuous professional development opportunities, ensuring you stay at the forefront of best practices in SEN education.

Role Responsibilities:

Life Skills Instruction: Develop and implement engaging lessons to teach students essential life skills, including but not limited to communication, time management, and problem-solving.

Cafeteria Management: Guide students in the operation of the school cafeteria, promoting independence in meal planning, preparation, and service. Foster a positive environment that encourages teamwork and responsibility.

Collaboration with Teachers: Work closely with classroom teachers and other professionals to tailor support for individual students, ensuring a holistic approach to their educational and personal development.

Progress Monitoring: Track and assess students' progress in acquiring life skills, providing regular feedback to both students and relevant stakeholders.


Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in education, special education, or related fields. Experience working with students with SEN is highly desirable.

Communication Skills: Strong communication skills to effectively engage with students, parents, and colleagues.

Team Player: A collaborative mindset and the ability to work effectively within a team.

Passion for Inclusion: An unwavering commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students with diverse needs.

To be considered for this position you will:
- have previous school experience and be familiar with the SIMS system
- Be a committed professional
- Be an organised, enthusiastic proactive person
-Hold a child workforce enhanced DBS certificate which is on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one (costs refunded back to you when you complete 20 days work)
-have satisfactory references
-have a CV must that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teaching Assistant.

1.As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay; however, we will happily accrue this upon request)
4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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