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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£65 - 80 per day

Whalley Range

Temporary | Full Time



A client primary school in the Whalley Range area of Manchester (M16) area is looking for a teaching assistant to join their KS2 team on a full time basis. The successful candidate will be working on a 1:1 basis with a child in Year 5 who has downs syndrome. The child can access the curriculum; however, needs support developing socially and integrating with peers. The school are looking for a dedicated Teaching Assistant who is able to build a strong working relationship with the child to enable them to move forward with their academic and social progression.

The SENCO has developed a learning plan for the particular child which focuses strongly on areas for development. The ideal candidate will work closely with the SENCO, the class teacher and the child’s parents to assess the childs progression.  

The position is to work in a large, 3 form entry primary school in Whalley Range (M16) which is dedicated to ‘helping each child to reach their academic potential’. The school are looking for a bubbly, optimistic individual to join their KS2 team starting in September. This full time post will run for the full academic year with the opportunity to work onto a permanent contract. 

The ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • Provide 1:1 support to child with specific needs in Year  5
  • Have strong social and communication skills
  • Provide an enjoyable learning environment for the child by tailoring learning to suit their needs

In return the school can offer:

  • A work place that has been rated ‘GOOD’  in all areas at its last OFSTED inspection
  • Continuous support from the senior leadership team and management & SENC
  • The opportunity to work on to a school based contract

This role is an excellent opportunity for the right Teaching Assistant to enhance their career in a supported, Central Manchester Primary School. The post will start in September and will be on going for the rest of the academic year. If you’d be interested in being considered, please get in touch as soon as possible for immediate consideration.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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