Teaching Assistant

Tameside, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Tameside, Greater Manchester

Tradewind Recruitment: Seeking SEND Teaching Assistant for SK16 Secondary School

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners with special educational needs? Do you possess a compassionate nature and the dedication to support students in their educational journey? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

About Tradewind Recruitment: Tradewind Recruitment is a leading education agency committed to matching skilled professionals with rewarding roles in schools across Tameside and beyond. With our expertise in the education sector, we take pride in fostering the growth and development of both schools and educators alike.

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant Location: Secondary School in Tameside (SK16) Contract: Full-Time Start Date: September 2023

The Role: As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing essential support to students with special educational needs within our esteemed SK16 Secondary School. Working closely with the school's inclusion team, you will assist in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Student Support: Offer one-to-one assistance to students with SEND, ensuring their specific learning needs are met, and progress is monitored.
  • Classroom Collaboration: Collaborate with teachers to implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and support strategies tailored to each student's requirements.
  • Behavioural Guidance: Promote positive behaviour management techniques and encourage social development among students.
  • Resource Preparation: Assist in the preparation of educational materials and resources, adapting them to suit the needs of students with various learning abilities.
  • Personal Care: Provide additional support for students with physical disabilities or medical requirements, maintaining their well-being during school hours.


  • Qualifications: Possess relevant qualifications or certifications related to education and/or special needs support.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with students with SEND is advantageous but not essential.
  • Passion: Show genuine enthusiasm for empowering students and helping them overcome educational barriers.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and parents.
  • Patience: Demonstrate patience, empathy, and understanding towards students' diverse needs.
  • Commitment: Be dedicated to supporting the school's inclusive ethos and contribute positively to the overall educational experience.

How to Apply: To apply for the SEND Teaching Assistant position, please send your up-to-date CV to Eli Tolson at eli.tolson@twrecruitment.com. We encourage all interested candidates to apply promptly, as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Join our team at Tradewind Recruitment and help make a lasting difference in the lives of students with special educational needs. Apply today! 🌟

Tradewind Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of background.

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