Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Location Bury
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: Temporary
Salary: ££25 - 100 per day
Contact name: Ella Dos Ramos

Contact email: ella@worldwide-teaching.com
Job ref: SEN TA
Published: 2 months ago

Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant:


Cover People are currently recruiting for a full time, SEN Teaching Assistant in a Special Needs School based in Bury, Greater Manchester. The role is for an immediate start.


The role:

The school is seeking a passionate and experienced Teaching Assistant with a strong background and experience in Special Educational Needs. The TA must be confident in supporting students with a range of learning difficulties and be able to effectively manage challenging behaviour


The candidate must have:

  • 6 months experience working with children

  • Experience and knowledge of supporting children with SEN needs

  • Excellent behaviour management skills 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Confidence to adapt to any situation

  • DBS on update register

  • References for last 2 years work history

  • Up to date CV


The school:

The school is based in Bury, Greater Manchester and is a special needs school for students and pupils between the ages of 11 and 19 years old. All the students have their own tailored EHCP and are assigned classes alongside fellow pupils with additional needs. This could include ASD, Complex Needs and SLD. 


Ofsted have rated this as an Outstanding school in which the pupils enjoy an abundance of rich and exciting opportunities in line with the values of every pupil. The school uses innovative and aspirational strategies to increase students’ resilience and confidence to overcome barriers to ensure their lives are enriched both now and into adulthood.


The benefits:

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Ongoing 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 an online 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 Cover People on 0161 505 0439