SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1312380222-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Tempest Resourcing Limited
  • Location: Stockport, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant - Stockport - September Start

Due to the schools continued growth and development we're looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join the team at a secondary SEN School in the Stockport area. The successful candidate will be supporting the teacher within the class.

The students are aged between 11 - 16, they have associated behavioural and communication difficulties. Some pupils may have multiple learning difficulties.

Key duties:

  • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils according to the school's policies, including safeguarding and PREVENT.
  • Provide meaningful feedback on pupil behaviour, relationships and attitudes.
  • Support positive behaviour and concentration levels of the children and adapt own behaviour and responses to any change or escalations in behaviour of the children.
  • Establish a positive relationship with pupils in order to support them in feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn.
  • Promote and encourage independence and personal development and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times and support in the achievement of this.
  • Implement, and when appropriate, adjust learning activities as agreed with the teacher. Reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers
  • Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher.
  • Implement learning activities and experiences, appropriate to the class group, by supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning. Pupils Attainment and Progress

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting
  • A recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in Support work for Teaching and Learning in Schools or an equivalent is desirable
  • GCSE Maths and English Language qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD
  • Ability to provide consistent support to our children
  • The desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual
  • Be positive and creative in assisting to meet pupils' individual needs


If you're interested, please apply with your CV and I will be in touch!