SEND Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire

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Date Posted: 20 May 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£83.33 - £95 per day
  1. Long-term

SEND Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire

Are you a dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant seeking an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and young people with autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties? Look no further! Tradewind Recruitment is currently recruiting for a dynamic SEND TA to join our outstanding special school in Preston!

About the School:

The school creates life-changing opportunities for children and young people aged 5-25 with a range of additional educational needs, including Social, Emotional and Mental Health ( SEMH ) and Autism.

The school provides a secure and supportive educational setting that address the comprehensive needs of young people, whilst offering a broad and varied curriculum within state-of-the-art educational and therapeutic facilities.

Position Overview:

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting pupils with challenging behaviour resulting from additional educational needs. You will be a caring, resilient and committed individual, who in return will be empowered to undertake the role of inspiring pupils to make incredible progress!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with teaching staff to implement tailored strategies for students with autism who demonstrate challenging behaviour.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support as required


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, particularly within special education settings.
  • Understanding and empathy for pupils with autism, SEMH and other additional learning and behavioural difficulties.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour effectively.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic educational environment.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Daily Rate of Pay: £83.33 - £95 per day

Start Date: June 2024

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with additional needs, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV or for more information about the role, contact Adam Chester on 01772 977333 /

Join Tradewind Recruitment and become part of a team committed to providing outstanding education and support to children and young people with severe and profound learning difficulties. Your dedication and expertise will contribute to creating a nurturing and enriching environment for all. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with us!

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