send teaching assistant in tameside

26 November 2018
sophie froggatt, randstad education
job type
£ 58 - £ 65 per day
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tameside, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 58 - £ 65 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
sophie froggatt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

Are you passionate about helping pupils achieve their best and helping them to reach their full potential?
Do you have experience working with children or adults with additional care needs?
Do you want to expand your career and gain experience working within the SEND sector?

We are looking for a motivated and passionate person to work in a high school and support pupils between the ages of 11 and 16. This role would be full-time, beginning September until the end of the academic year. The school is based in the Tameside area. The school strives every day to improve their provision for their pupils and they want to be offering their pupils the absolutely best education possible. The school believes that inclusion means having the pupils' needs met - both within school subjects, but also including their social and emotional needs that underpin academic progress. The pupils in the school may have severe learning difficulties (SLD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

Their vision for their school:
*They aim to prepare pupils to have the richest life experiences possible
*Help pupils to learn as much about the world as possible.
*Support pupils in increasing their confidence and help them to be caring and responsible citizens.
*Aid pupils to maximise their opportunities in the world.

The way that they want to teach pupils to "maximise their opportunities in the world" is by developing their functional skills in the areas of:
*Thinking Skills
*Working with others; including cooperation, socially effective behaviour and vocational skills
*Improving own learning
*Vocational skills

There are many benefits of this role, including:
*Working in a school rated outstanding by Ofsted
*Gaining valuable experience in the SEND sector
*Working with a supportive staff network who are willing to help you develop your skills as a teaching assistant
*Working with children who are eager to learn

The responsibilities of the role include:
*Supporting the teacher deliver informative and engaging lessons
*Working in small groups and on a one to one basis with some pupils
*Helping the teacher to devise innovative lesson plans
*Assist pupils with personal care

The requirements for the role are:
*A DBS on the update service
*Experience with children or adults with additional care needs
*Be committed to achieving high levels of attainment for students
*Have a good team ethic, want to support and make a difference

This is an amazing opportunity to gain some valuable experience working in an outstanding school with a staff team who want to help the students achieve their best. You will gain a magnitude of experience within the school including working within the SEND sector and discovering different ways of teaching pupils the curriculum so that each individual pupil has a way of understanding the content of lesson.
If you want the opportunity to creative a positive learning environment for some wonderful pupils and think you would perform well in this role and are interested in applying, contact Sophie on 0161 200 1904 or email at


behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,inclusiveness,resilience