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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£10.77 - 11.77 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



SEN Teaching Assistant

I am working closely with the headteacher of a lovely primary school based in Chorley (PR7). The school meets the needs of pupils with a range of needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SCLN), and Autism.

The school
The headteacher ensures a warm, welcoming atmosphere is adopted throughout the school so that children settle in quickly and erase any previous negative educational experiences. The collaborative team combine both their experience and expertise to enable outstanding outcomes. They are committed to giving their children a creative, caring, and innovative learning environment for them to achieve their full potential in their education and develop their social communication.

The role
Teaching Assistants will work 1:1 and in small groups delivering behaviour and education support programmes. Lead learning activities instructed by the class teacher; differentiation will be adopted to ensure maximum output by the children. Incorporate the use of sensory aids to best support the children. Teaching Assistants will manage the behaviour of the children and in times, provide the children with strategies to cope with high pressure situations.

Key Information
This role is due to start in September 2022 and initially will be on a temporary basis, with the view to become permanent for the successful candidate. The hourly rate for this role is on a sliding scale (£10.77 - £11.77), reflected by your past experiences

Children with SEN thrive from having exceptional hard-working educators with an open, understanding of SEN support. We will welcome applicants who have knowledge of supporting student with SEN, in particular Autism. This doesn’t need to be within an educational seeing, personal experiences, Psychology graduates, youth workers, care workers, sports coach.

Next steps
If you are interested in this position, please get in touch with Keira by clicking “apply now” to submit your CV and we will contact you within 48hours to discuss next steps.

Once we have your details on the system, we will be able to put your CV forward for the position

The school will shortlist CVs and ask to meet shortlisted candidates, this may be for a formal interview/ trial day or week in school.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. 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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