sen teaching assistant in manchester

05 March 2019
sophie froggatt, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 75 per day
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manchester, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 75 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
sophie froggatt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

Do you have experience working with pupils with complex needs and want to take on a new challenge in your career?
Do you want to work with pupils who are eager to learn and help them to progress in their education?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to work in a high school with pupils aged between 11 and 19. These pupils have a statement of special educational needs (SEN) from severe learning difficulties (SLD) to profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). Some pupils have additional complex learning, sensory or physical needs and some pupils have high dependency medical needs or autism spectrum conditions (ASC).

There are many facilities in the school, including:
*Fully equipped multi-sensory rooms fitted with a range of equipment
*A soft play room
*A library
*A well-equipped food technology room
*A well-equipped design and art rooms
*A fully equipped science room
*An ICT suite
*A hydrotherapy pool

The school has several aims, some of these are:
*Promoting self-esteem by recognising and celebrating the achievement of individual pupils
*Promoting the ability to respect other people's points of view regardless of race, gender, religion, sexuality or ability
*Promoting, where appropriate, the inclusion of pupils within and outside school, ensuring that such inclusion is in accord with parental wishes and is of benefit to the pupil
*Promoting and encouraging the involvement of parents and carers in all aspects of school life by welcoming them into school and helping them add to the positive and friendly atmosphere of the school
*Providing the community with opportunities to value our pupils as individuals and recognise their contribution to society
*Working with a multidisciplinary team to meet the individual needs of each pupil

There are many benefits of this role, including:
*Working in a school rated as outstanding by Ofsted
*Gaining experience within the SEN sector and expanding your teaching career
*Working with pupils who are eager to learn
*The opportunity to work in a dynamic environment

The responsibilities of this role include:
*Delivering enthusiastic and engaging lessons alongside the teacher
*Working on a one to one basis with pupils
*Developing and maintaining pupils' self-esteem and success
*Helping pupils with their additional needs (administering medication, toileting, feeding etc.)

The requirements for this role are:
*A DBS on the update service
*Experience working with people with complex and additional needs
*A team teach qualification
*Being a resilient and hard-working individual

The successful candidate will work in a school with a warm, friendly and caring environment with pupils who are eager to learn and engage in lessons. You will work within a supportive staff team who will aid the development of your skills within the SEN sector.

You will be working in an excellent school and helping to support the teaching of several subjects within the curriculum. If you are ready for a new and exciting opportunity and want to help pupils to reach their full potential, this is the role for you. If you are interested in this role, please contact Sophie on 0161 200 1904 or email at


behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,experience with learning difficulties,inclusiveness,resilience

educational requirements

high school