SEND Teaching Assistant

Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 11 Jul 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant, SEN
£85 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

SEND Teaching Assistant

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a SEND teaching assistant looking for a new role in Rochdale?

I am currently recruiting for a reliable and calm SEN teaching assistant for a special needs school in Rochdale.

This is a full time, long term temporary role from September.

The Role

SEN Teaching Assistant

Five days a week 8.30 am to 3.30pm

Supporting secondary age students in a special school with a broad range of special education needs and disabilities.

The ideal candidate will

  • have a supportive, enthusiastic and flexible approach, as they will be working across different classes with different needs or working on a 1 to 1 basis .
  • Assist with the supervision, personal care, welfare and keeping safe of children and their environment.
  • Assist with resources and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning
  • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young children and young people with Special Educational Needs.
  • demonstrate high levels of commitment to working with children and young people with SEND

While an experienced SEND teaching assistant is preferred, the school are happy to consider applications from primary, nursery or secondary teaching assistants with a desire to move into the SEND sector.

The School

Good Ofsted 2022

Oversubscribed Special School for children aged 11 to 19

The school provides education for pupils and students with profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, autism, moderate learning difficulties and specific learning difficulties.

Excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

"Pupils, including students in the sixth form, take part in enriching activities that help to increase their confidence and develop their independence. These activities help prepare them well to actively participate in events taking place in their local community, such as a recent rowing competition. Students in the sixth form take part in supported internships which help to prepare them for the world of work"

The Benefits

Full time temporary role

Emotionally rewarding work - making a difference to the lives in children and young people with complex needs

Training available

Competitive pay rates

May become permanent

To join us and be successful in this SEND teaching assistant role, you will need to:

  • a minimum of six week's experience of working with children in the last 3 years supported by references
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with a full employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work full time in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

Access to over 2,500 free training courses, thanks to our new partnership with The National College.

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

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

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

Holiday pay - You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this SEND teaching assistant position, or to hear more about other roles for next academic year call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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