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SEN Teaching Assistant

17,590 P.A. ?


Our client secondary school situated in the south of the Trafford LEA is looking for a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant who is able to support in a full 360 degree role. This position will entail supporting as a general class Teaching Assistant as well as working with smaller groups who have specific special needs and requirements. As a successful SEN TA, you will be expected to have experience of supporting individuals with SEN previously, which may be in a school setting or another related environment. Any experience of specific needs such as Dyslexia, Autism or moderate learning difficulties is desirable in this role.

The successful SEN TA will be working with a range of students across the age range from year 7 to year 11. There will however, be a focus on working with the new year 7 students transitioning into secondary school and finding the environment challenging.

Highlights of this SEN TA position:

  • Pay ranging between GBP60 - GBP70 per day depending on experience; equivalent GBP1300 – GBP1400 per month
  • Full time SEN TA role: supporting a wide variety of students
  • Trafford based secondary school close to Altrincham, Timperley, Sale and Lymm; easily accessible via the M60, M6 and M56 motorway networks
  • Perfect role for any individual with prior school based SEN experience of supporting students with additional needs
  • Start in October with a flexible start date for the right Teaching Assistant
  • Benefit from a highly supportive and inclusive leadership team

This school is a ‘Good’ graded secondary school which has a very family orientated feel to it. All staff are friendly and supportive each other and whilst the successful SEN TA won’t be expected to work with college/sixth form students, the school does have the provision for further education. If this is something you are interested and experienced in, then there could be the opportunity to support in this capacity.

  • Report to the SENCO and experienced HLTA who manages all Teaching Assistants
  • Covering a maternity leave aswell as a pending resignation of a TA moving on to their PGCE
  • On a supply basis in the first instance but opportunity to progress on a school based contract

If you are a TA experienced in supporting students with SEN, such as ASD and behavioural problems able to get to Trafford from areas such as Altrincham, Sale or even Warrington, then apply now for immediate consideration. The school are looking to meet with SEN TAs as soon as possible.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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