SEN Teaching Assistant | Kirkby

Knowsley, Merseyside
LH Kirkby SEN TA Ad_1568802627
Date Posted:18 Sep 2019
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£287.50 - £350.00 per week
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant | Kirkby

Knowsley, Merseyside
Are you a motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference?

Do you have a background working within the SEN sector?

Or, do you have a keen interest in moving in to the SEN sector?

If you answered 'yes' to any of the above, Tradewind Recruitment may have the job for you…


A unique and exciting opening for a SEN Teaching Assistant has arisen within a primary school located in the Knowsley area. The school caters for children with a wide range of additional needs, including social, emotional, and mental health difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, and moderate learning difficulties. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational individual to ensure an equitable education for all.

Our ideal candidate will be able to work alongside the class teachers and in small group settings to deliver inspirational learning experiences in a stimulating environment and be committed to excellence, inclusion and challenge. We are looking for someone who will consistently model effective teaching and learning, and can demonstrate vision, imagination, creativity and a commitment to inclusive education and community cohesion.

The school cares about each learner that comes through the door and have a strong motto which underpins and guides all elements of daily practice in the school. They focus on helping every child to fulfil his or her potential within a safe, caring and stimulating environment and allow the children to both learn and live as independently as possible.


The ideal candidate will posess:

*Experience when working with children with SEN.

*A valid DBS check on the update service or be willing to obtain this.

*An understanding of Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the barriers to learning.

*Additional CPD qualifications, such as: Team-Teach and Moving & Handling would be highly beneficial but not essential.

*Two suitable references covering the last 2 years.

*Commitment to a possible 6-month assignment.


By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*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! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor.

*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100.

*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.


To express an interest in the role, simply click 'apply' and we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss a registration. Alternatively, call the Tradewind Liverpool Branch on 0151 221 9666 for more information regarding how we can support your next career move.


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 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 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.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

3 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 3rd year running!

We're proud to be a small part in the biggest challenge, educating the next generation.