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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£350 - 425 per week


Temporary | Full Time



“We are looking for an experienced special educational need Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to join our team at the beginning of the new academic year in September. The successful SEN TA should have relevant experience of supporting students who have various special educational needs. The suitable SEN TA will be working with a selection of students, including one who has Autism and generally support within the classroom. The successful SEN TA will also be supporting year 11s with intervention in Maths and Science. You will be a part of our large team of support staff initially being employed via a supply basis but with the possibility of progressing on to a school based contract”

-  Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)

A co-educational secondary school is looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join them at the start of the new academic year from 6th September 2021. This is a full time, five day per week, Teaching Assistant position for the duration of the school academic year 2021/2022. The successful SEN TA will be working with all year groups, supporting an Autistic student in the main. Confidence and motivation is imperative within this role, with the SEN TA benefitting from being part of a highly supportive team of Teaching Assistants. Any graduates with relevant experience are encouraged to apply whether this experience comes from supporting in a school, youth work or care setting.

The school is an excellent, extremely reputable secondary school based in the city centre of Manchester. Specifically situated just outside the city centre, it is easily accessible via public transport but also a large secure on site car park for those travelling by car. The school is housed in a traditional and grandiose building.

Highlights of this SEN TA position:

  • Full time Teaching Assistant position; initially on a supply basis with the opportunity to progress onto a school based contract
  • Pay ranging between £350 - £425 per week depending on experience
  • Applications are encouraged from individuals with any relevant SEN experience: especially Autism which could be from a school or similar setting
  • Ideally start on Monday 6th September 2021
  • Highly supportive, outstanding secondary school based just outside the city centre of Manchester

The school’s SENCO oversees the support staff within this large secondary school and is keen to have the successful SEN TA start as soon as possible at the beginning of the new academic year. The school are therefore looking for an effective TA who has the ability to engage with students aged between 11 and 16 but is flexible and adaptable in their approach. The school is highly supportive of all staff and will offer the successful TA various training opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced graduate who is looking to work within the education sector.

If you are interested in this position as a SEN TA, then apply now with your latest CV outlining your relevant experience. This role would be highly suitable for individuals with previous experience as a SEN TA/LSA or Learning Mentor.

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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