SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1382374320-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant - Oldham

We are working with a 'Good' secondary school in Oldham, who are looking to secure the services of an experienced and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join them from September 2024. It is essential that you have experience, supporting pupils with additional needs.

This role is to support the needs of students with SEN, who may display low-level challenging behaviours and can become disengaged from learning quite quickly. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to helping students with SEN succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. You will work closely with teachers and other support staff to provide individualized support and foster a positive learning atmosphere. To be successful in this role, it is essential you are calm, resilient, and overall, have a good sense of humour.

You will provide one-on-one and small group support to students, helping them to engage with the curriculum and achieve their learning goals. Aid teachers in managing classroom behaviour and creating an inclusive environment. Motivate and mentor students, helping them build confidence and develop essential life skills.


  • Location - Oldham
  • Position - SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - Teaching Support
  • Start date - September 2024
  • Contract type - Temp to perm.
  • Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay - 95 per day.
  • Hours - 8:30 - 16:00


  • High qualification in a key subject (Maths, Science or English)
  • Recent experience working with secondary aged pupils.
  • Previous experience of working with young people with SEN (which we can reference)
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (essential, we can provide training)
  • Up to date Prevent awareness training issued in the last 3 years (essential we can provide training)
  • Up to date behaviour management & FGM training (essential, however training can be provided)


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application at a cost of 45.80.
  • Provide a minimum of two professional references.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV. (including history from Secondary School onward)

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching to fill this vacancy.

Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.