SEN Teaching Assistant

Wirral, Merseyside
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Wirral, Merseyside
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Join Our Team at Tradewind: SEN Teaching Assistant Opportunity in Wirral!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? If so, Tradewind is seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team at a vibrant SEN school located in Wirral.

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Wirral
Contract: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Why Choose Tradewind? Supportive Environment: Join a school that values collaboration and provides a supportive environment for both students and staff. We believe in fostering a positive atmosphere where everyone can thrive.

Diverse Learning Opportunities: As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you'll have the chance to work with a diverse range of students, each with unique abilities and challenges. Your role will be crucial in helping them reach their full potential.

Professional Development: At Tradewind, we invest in our staff. You'll have access to ongoing training and development opportunities, empowering you to enhance your skills and progress in your career.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: The school is equipped with modern, purpose-built facilities designed to create an optimal learning environment. Join us in providing the best possible education for our students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with SEN, assisting them in their academic and social development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to create and implement individualised education plans (IEPs).
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Use creative and engaging approaches to support the diverse needs of students.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, particularly in a SEN setting, is desirable.
  • A passion for working with children and young people with SEN.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or SEN support are advantageous.

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 of 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

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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