SEN Teaching Assistant in Bolton

Greater Manchester, BL7 Robyn Doolan
All/Full Time £ - £

Posted 22 days ago

Role: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Bolton

Salary: £100 per day

Hours: Full time, Monday to Friday - 8:20am to 4:20pm

Start: May - Permanent with 14 week probation

The School:

Simply Education is working with a School in Bolton with a great environment for learning. This is an opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to join an established team in a non-maintained special school for pupils aged 3 to 19 years old. The children in this setting have a variety of needs including ADHD, ASD, Hyper mobility issues, early childhood trauma and English as an additional language. The school runs sessions in their own swimming pool and has great resources for learning with a varied curriculum.

The role:

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who can provide support to pupils across Primary and Secondary to ensure that they are engaged during activities. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be an individual who is nurturing with the ability to build rapport quickly and establish great relationships with pupils. In this role, every day will be different and being able to adapt is an important skill that is required.

We are searching for a Learning Support Assistant who engages well with the pupils and has strong behaviour management qualities. Pupils in the school have diagnosed SEND and SEMH. You must be able to build rapport with both pupils and school team members. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be calm and nurturing with the ability to build great relationships with pupils. Each day will be different from the last therefore being adaptable is very important.

Requirements for a Learning Support Assistant:

- Experience working with young people

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with students, colleagues, and parents effectively.

- Additional skills such as Sport, Music and Art are a bonus

Advantages of working in an SEMH environment:

- Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

- Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students

- Flexibility within the curriculum meaning you can be creative with your approach

- Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

- A dedicated consultant to support and guide you through the registration process.

- Daily access to us via phone, text and email

- FREE CPD training for a Teaching Assistant including several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices and behaviour management

- Email and SMS verification of bookings

If you are interested in this Learning Support Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the role please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester office on 0161 388 1676 or email

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process to become a Learning Support Assistant. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview, undergo relevant safeguarding checks, complete an application form with a full 10 year history, 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of all relevant checks.


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