SEND Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester

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Date Posted: 24 Mar 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

SEND Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester

Join our SEND community at Tradewind!

Are you passionate that all children should have the chance to reach their full potential despite their obstacles?

Do you want to work in a school that supports your development and individual needs?

If so, then this is the role for you!

Tradewind are recruiting for a 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant at a special needs high school in the Salford area, easily accessible by train, tram, bus or car!

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

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one).
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of 2 professional references (employer, study or volunteer).
  • Provide a CV with a full history from your education until present.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Some prior experience supporting children with special needs.


  • Special Needs high school in the Salford area catering for young people aged 9-19 with special needs including Moderate or Complex Needs.
  • Starting in ASAP on a full time basis.
  • Expected to turn permanent for the right person.
  • Excellent pay up to £90/day.
  • Hours are 8:30am - 3:15pm.
  • 1 to 1 support for a student with Complex Needs who is also a wheelchair user.
  • Whole group support when required.
  • Benefit from our exclusive partnership with The National College, which is used by over 40,000 schools, giving you FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses.

  • Groups of no more than 8 pupils with 2-3 SEN Teaching Assistants in each.
  • School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and has some excellent facilities designed specifically to enhance the curriculum offering of the school.
  • Wide ranging and diverse curriculum that supports individual needs while striving for excellence and progressive outcomes.
  • School aims to help all students achieve their full potential by encouraging continuous learning and aspiration.
  • Experienced, friendly and inclusive staff team.
  • Easily accessible by bus, train, tram or car.

To apply for this Salford based SEND Teaching Assistant role & register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138 or email

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More training and development than any other agency!
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous 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
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

A bit more about Tradewind...

  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 Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

4 years
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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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