Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
GWM 00784_1718378675
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £95 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
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Join our SEND team at Tradewind!

Have you got experience supporting children with special needs?

Do you want the opportunity for ongoing training & development?

Are you looking to work in a welcoming & supportive school that's rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted?

If the answer is yes, then this role is your next move!

I am recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to start ASAP on a full time & long term basis at a secondary special needs school in the Stockport area for children with Complex Needs.

  • Hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.
  • Pay up to £100/day depending on experience. Pay reviewed in the 12th week.
  • Paid PAYE by Tradewind, we don't use umbrella payroll companies!
  • The role could turn permanent for the right person.
  • Exclusive FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses via The National College training provider.

The school caters for young people aged 11-18 with special needs including significant and complex needs. They have small groups of no more than 10 pupils with high ratios of support staff to children, so team working is essential. Lessons are highly bespoke and differentiated by teachers to meet the individual needs of the students in their groups.

The school is rated outstanding in all areas, and they have a great reputation in the area. There is a friendly and supportive atmosphere, and they have a skilled and stable team of staff with low turnover.


To succeed in this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role in Stockport, you must:

  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Provide a CV with a full history.
  • Have a DBS on the Update Service (or be prepared to get a new one).
  • Min of two professional references.
  • Overseas Police Checks (if applicable).
  • Some experience of children with special needs.

Benefits of working via Tradewind:

  • Top rates of pay, as we attract the best education talent.
  • Access to more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency including over 2,500 FREE courses with The National College.
  • A generous referral scheme to earn rewards for recommending friends.
  • Full interview preparation and assistance to boost your confidence and chances of success.
  • Ongoing support throughout your placement.
  • User-friendly Online Portal for easy timesheet management and availability updates.
  • Free social and networking events to connect with peers and consultants.

To be considered for this exciting Special Needs Teaching Assistant position in the Stockport area or to learn more about other opportunities nearby, please contact Graham in our Manchester office at 0161 674 0138, email graham.warner@twrecruitment.com or click APPLY above.

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