Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Widnes, Cheshire
Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£416.65 - £440.00 per week
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Widnes, Cheshire

Position: Behaviour Support Mentor (1:1 Support)
Location: Mainstream Primary School, Widnes
Start Date: Immediate
Contract: Full-time, long-term commitment required


Tradewind Recruitment is actively seeking a compassionate and dedicated Behaviour Support Mentor to provide one-to-one support for a Key Stage 2 child in a mainstream primary school located in Widnes. This full-time position requires a commitment to a long-term contract to ensure continuity and stability for the child's needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing one-to-one behaviour support to a Key Stage 2 child, fostering a positive and supportive relationship.
  • Implementing tailored strategies to manage and improve the child's behaviour.
  • Assisting with the child's academic, social, and emotional development.
  • Working closely with teaching staff, parents, and external professionals to create and follow an effective support plan.
  • Monitoring and recording the child's progress and adapting support as necessary.
  • Promoting a safe and inclusive environment that encourages the child's engagement and participation.


  • Experience supporting children or adults in a similar capacity.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping children with behavioural needs.
  • Commitment to a long-term role to provide stability and consistency for the child.
  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant/SEN qualification is desirable but not essential.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application to Tradewind Recruitment. Please include a detailed CV below highlighting your qualifications, experience, and suitability for the role.


For more information please contact Tradewind Recruitment at:

Make a significant difference in a child's life by joining our team as a Behaviour Support Mentor in Widnes!

Tradewind Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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