SEND Teaching Assistant- Greenfield/ Oldham

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 26 Sep 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEND Teaching Assistant- Greenfield/ Oldham

Oldham, Greater Manchester
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SEND Teaching Assistant- Greenfield/ Oldham

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a two-form entry Primary School in Greenfield to start ASAP. This is a long-term role with a salary of £80-85 per day.

About the role:

This primary school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to work within their KS2 department, supporting children with Special Educational Needs. Experience in ASC and SEMH and de-escalation of behaviour is a necessary requirement. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management and a good knowledge of the National Curriculum. You must have prior experience of supporting children with Special Educational Needs and be a committed practitioner who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout the role.

About the school:

The school is an outstanding primary school that has is bright, busy and exciting. The SLT strives for excellence and enjoyment in a safe and caring environment where every child matters. Through Religious Education and other opportunities, children will learn to think for themselves about British Values to build an accurate knowledge base about religious and human values. Children are encouraged to develop an interest in exploring and improving the understanding of and showing respect for different faiths and cultural diversity.

Strong leadership ensures that pupils make good progress, and professional development and training is used effectively to increase and maintain teaching quality. SEND students are well-supported, teachers make accurate assessments of pupils learning needs, and pupils make great progress, especially in the early years. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and pupil behaviour is good.

The successful candidate will be supporting children who have Special Needs, including but not limited to ASC and SEMH. You will responsible for the support of pupils; but also, be responsible for supporting the teacher with the learning of the whole class.

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

Hold a Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification

Have experience with ASC and SEMH and moving/handling tasks

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

You will need to have strong behaviour management and good KS2 curriculum knowledge.

The school are looking for somebody who can be innovative and engaging, ensuring that the children have fun whilst making progress.

To be considered for this position, please as the school are looking to shortlist and interview ASAP. Please call Chris at our Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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