SEN Teaching Assistant in Disley

Greater Manchester, SK12 Robyn Doolan
All/Full Time £19.00 - £22.00

Posted 1 month ago

Role: 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Start: April

Location: Disley

Salary: £19,000 to £22,300 per annum

Hours: Full time: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Are you passionate about education and committed to supporting students to reach their full potential? We are currently working in partnership with a School supporting children with autism and associated social and communication needs in a bespoke and nurturing environment. They are seeking a 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant for a full time position starting in April on long term basis. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals to take on a new role and suitable for any candidates currently teaching in mainstream to make the transition into something new.

About the school:

The setting provides bespoke learning opportunities for young people aged 7-16 with Autism with associated social and communication needs, trauma and attachment. The classes are small with no more than 7 students at any time; the school focuses on changing students’ mindset and giving their students all the tools to be successful in their future. The school has an on site clinical and therapeutic team and offer opportunities for performing arts. The school focuses primarily on outdoor learning as the school is surrounded by beautiful scenery.

The role:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant that can support children with additional needs. It is not essential to have a teaching assistant qualification but individuals must have experience working with pupils with additional needs. Due to the nature of the role the school is ideally looking for a Teaching Assistant OR individuals that have relevant experience working with pupils in a School, Youth Centre, Residential care setting or similar role. Each day will be different from the last therefore being adaptable is very important.

Key responsibilities:

- Building nurturing and meaningful relationships with pupils with SEND

- Experience and a good understanding of behaviour management and how to implement this into your practice

- Understand the different requirements of individual SEN and adapt accordingly


- Experience working with young people with SEN needs

- 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 SEN and 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 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 Teaching position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the role and other roles we have that may be of interest to you, please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester office on 07553 130 015 or email

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process to become a Teacher. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview and will undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including completion of a full 10 year history on the application form. All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 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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