SEN Teaching Assistant

Location Manchester
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: ANYTHING
Salary: ££80 - 110 per day
Contact name: Mica Marsden

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Job ref: SENTAGm
Published: about 2 months ago

SEN Teaching Assistant

Cover People are currently recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work at a mainstream Primary school in Manchester. The TA will be required to support across all year groups helping children with special educational needs. This is a versatile role as it requires for the TA to be adaptable as you will be supporting children within different year groups based on their ability instead of age.

The Role

A Primary School in Manchester, is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to provide to support to a variety of pupils across both Key stages. The role will be to work with pupils outside of the mainstream classroom in small groups and on a 121 basis. There will be a SEN Teacher helping to run the classes and other Tas to ensure each pupil gets the support that they require. Your role will be to help support the running of small group interventions in core subjects as well as helping pupils with delayed learning difficulties who may be working at lower levels. The pupils will have ASD, ADHD & Global Delay. Good behaviour management skills will be key to the role as well as the ability to build strong relationships with children. Experience of working with ASD, ADHD and Global Delay is an advantage. The candidate is expected to be able to lead and take charge when working with the small groups however be able to form relationships with pupils to ensure engagement, commitment and development.

The candidate must have:

  • A minimum of 6 months experience working with SEN children
  • Experience and knowledge of supporting children with SEN
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • DBS on update register
  • References for last 2 years work history
  • Up to date CV

The School

The Primary school is a culturally diverse and welcoming school. Senior leaders and staff celebrate pupils’ different religions and traditions. Leaders have developed a curriculum which has the create arts, and the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child at its centre. The schools well planned curriculum helps to ensure that pupil make strong progress in a wide range of subjects. Pupils with SEN and/or disabilities make strong progress in reading, writing and mathematics because specialist staff make sure that the curriculum meets their needs.

The benefits

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Full-time ongoing role
  • On-going support from both the school and your Consultant
  • Possibility of a Permanent position
  • CPD training

All candidates are subject to standard safeguarding and employment checks including a face to face interview and DBS checks.

Cover People are acting as an employment business on behalf of the school for this vacancy.

For further information, please call Mica on 0161 505 0439 or email