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SEN teaching assistant

Stockport, Cheshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Do you want to make a positive difference in the development of pupils with Special Educational Needs?

Do you want to support pupils to achieve the best of their ability?

Have you experience as a Teaching assistant supporting SEND or a knowledge and understanding of complex needs or have you experience supporting in a care setting and would like to use your transferable skills to support students in a specialist school setting? Or are you a recent graduate with an understanding of SEN and looking for experience in an education setting?

We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals to work in a Specialist School in Stockport. You will be supporting pupils 11 - 17 both on a one to one basis and in small groups. The pupils at this school have various learning difficulties, including autism spectrum conditions (ASC), severe learning difficulties (SLD), multiple learning difficulties (MLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). Several of the pupils have additional needs that they need support or guidance with so you may be required to aid with these (e.g. feeding, administering medication).

The school has access to many fantastic facilities and professionals, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists to name a few. Some of the facilities the school have include an onsire gym, hydrotherapy pool, a sensory studio and soft playrooms.

The benefits of this role are:

  • Opportunity for training and development (Team Teach and other SEN courses)
  • Working in a school rated good by Ofsted
  • Supporting pupils who are eager to learn
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the students that you support
  • Supporting students that love their school and are eager to learn

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working with pupils one on one to support them with their learning
  • Setting up the classroom for the days activities
  • Supporting the teacher and ensuring the students are engaged and understanding
  • Delivering exciting and fun lessons to pupils

The requirements for the role are:

  • DBS on the update service
  • Experience working with individuals with Special Educational Needs
  • A dedication to helping pupils to achieve their full potential
  • Being calm and resilient person
  • Passionate about supporting students to achieve the best they can

The working hours are 08:30 - 4 (35 hrs per week) The successful candidate will working alongside some fantastic pupils and working with a supportive and dedicated staff team. The staff members at the school are very experienced and highly trained to be able to deliver the best educational experience for the students. You will be working in a very warm and caring environment and will help pupils to excel in their development.

If this sounds like the the next step in your career, please apply now as we are already in the process or shortlisting. For more information call and ask to speak to Jennifer or contact on: .

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  • Job Reference: 702632231-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad Education
    Randstad Education
  • Location: Stockport, Cheshire
  • Salary: £17,101
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent