SEN Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:04 Jun 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester

SEN Teaching Assistant, Wigan

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an organised SEN Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Wigan?

We are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant for a school situated close to the town centre of Wigan. This is a long-term temporary role starting in September 2021 and will run until July 2022; however, it may continue dependent on funding.

The school is a one form entry Ofsted "Outstanding "Church of England primary school. The staff all work together to provide a caring, nurturing environment, strongly based around a Christian ethos, in which their learners will be loved and nurtured in such a way as they in turn develop a respect and tolerance for all.

It is a happy, fully inclusive school where everyone tries their best.

The Headteacher provides strong, clear leadership. She has high ambitions for the school and equally high expectations of all staff. Teamwork is strong across the school and everybody works together, is involved and accountable. The school has strong links with parents, carers, the local church and the surrounding community.

The school is based in Wigan, has excellent motorway links with the M6 and is situated directly on a main public transport route.

This primary school is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within their Year 1 class working with a child on a 1-1 basis. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management, experience of supporting children with physical impairments and high sensory needs and fine motor skills.

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

  • Hold a L2 or above Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification
  • SEN experience including complex and sensory needs.
  • 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'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

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

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  4. Freer CPD courses than any other education recruiter
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