SEN Teaching Assistant

Location Bolton
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: ANYTHING
Salary: ££80 - 100 per day
Contact name: Ben Meek

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Job ref: SENTA-3
Published: 3 months ago

SEN Teaching Assistant

Cover People are working in partnership with an outstanding mainstream secondary school in Bolton, who are looking to employ an SEN Teaching Assistant for their SEN department starting from September. A warm and welcoming secondary school in a desirable location with excellent transport links. The school has excellent provision, with a vast number of resources to help you and the pupils that you’ll be supporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEN needs.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Help create a safe and supportive classroom environment that encourages positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Work alongside the teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop effective strategies for students.
  • Provide support and guidance to students, help them to overcome challenges


  • Previous experience working with students with SEND needs is highly desirable.
  • Desire to work in mainstream secondary schools
  • Passion and drive to help impact the lives of the children around you
  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive and positive learning environment.
  • Previous experience working within a school for 6 weeks+.

Why Choose Cover People?

  • Paid weekly via PAYE or Umbrella – Your Choice!
  • Find opportunities that suit your availability, providing flexibility in your career.
  • Supportive consultants who will take the time to ensure your requirements and preferences are met.
  • Apply today with a copy of your up-to-date CV, and one of our specialist consultants will be in touch!

All candidates are subject to standard safeguarding and employment checks including an online interview and DBS checks.

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