Teaching Assistant

Chorley, Lancashire
Date Posted: 26 Sep 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£76.89 - £80.89 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Chorley, Lancashire
This vacancy has now expired

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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN)? Do you thrive in a supportive and caring school environment? Tradewind Recruitment is seeking a dedicated Level 1 Teaching Assistant to join a thriving SEN school in Chorley. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a school that caters to pupils aged 2 to 19, offering a diverse range of abilities and requiring some personal care.

About the School:

  • School Type: Special State School
  • Age Group: 2 to 19
  • Diverse Abilities: The school's inclusive environment welcomes students with a wide range of abilities, ensuring every child receives tailored support to reach their full potential.
  • Supportive SLT: The Senior Leadership Team at this school genuinely cares about the well-being and professional development of its staff. You'll find a nurturing and collaborative work culture here.

OFSTED Rated "Good" (2022):

Join a school that has been recognised for its commitment to delivering a high-quality education. The 'Good' rating from OFSTED in 2022 reflects the school's dedication to providing a safe and effective learning environment.

Position Details:

  • Role: Level 1 Teaching Assistant
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Daily Rate: £76.89 - £80.89

Your Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the support and education of children with SEN.
  • Provide one-on-one or group support as required.
  • Help with personal care and daily routines.
  • Collaborate with teachers and therapists to implement individual education plans (IEPs).


  • Relevant qualifications and experience as a Teaching Assistant or Support Worker.
  • Passion for working with children with SEN.
  • A caring and patient attitude.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible.
  • Legal right to work in the UK.

To apply for this Level 1 Teaching Assistant position, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role. For more information about the role, contact Jennifer Weale on 01772 977333 / jennifer.weale@twrecruitment.com

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