sen teaching assistant in rochdale

04 December 2018
sophie froggatt, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 65 per day
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rochdale, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 65 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
sophie froggatt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

Are you looking for a new and exciting job role opportunity?
Do you have experience working with pupils with special educational needs (SEN)?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring individual to work with pupils in a primary school in Rochdale. You will be working with pupils between the ages of 3 and 11 who have SEN. These needs include moderate, severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, which for many pupils adversely affects their physical abilities, speech, language and communication. A significant proportion of pupils have autistic spectrum conditions (ASC). The school has a dedicated staff team with many years of experience working with pupils with SEN. The schools mission statement is that their school community develops different pathways of learning opportunities that entitle each individual to reach their full potential as confident learners.

The School has several aims, including:
*To develop successful learners who are confident in their talents and skills, communicate well in a range of ways, are creative, resourceful and able to identify and solve problems
*To develop confident individuals who are open to the excitement and inspiration offered by the natural world and human achievements, are willing to try new things and make new opportunities
*To develop responsible citizens who are able to work cooperatively with others, respect others, are well prepared for their next phase of education and respond positively to new experiences

The school has a range of specialist rooms, including:
*A hydrotherapy pool, updated in 2017
*A specially designed sensory room
*A soft play room
*A separate art room
*A fully-equipped food technology room
*An outdoor rebound trampoline - installed September 2018
*A medical room
*Shared library facilities
*A community room for meetings
*Quiet rooms

There are many benefits of this role, including:
*Working in a school rated as good by Ofsted
*Having access to fantastic facilities
*Parking facilities on site
*Supporting pupils who are eager to learn

The responsibilities of this role include:
*Working alongside the teacher to support the pupils in the classroom
*Helping to arrange classrooms and gather materials for lessons
*Working in small groups or on a one to one basis with pupils
*Supporting pupils with their additional care needs

The requirements for this role are:
*A DBS on the update service
*Experience working as a teaching assistant or working with people with SEN
*Being dedicated to providing amazing learning support for pupils
*Numeracy, reading, writing and communication skills

The successful candidate will work in a school with a dedicated staff team ensure that all children are able to develop their skills and personalities within a safe, secure, welcoming and positive environment. If you are interested in this job role, please contact Sophie at 0161 200 1904 or email at


background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,inclusiveness,resilience