SEND Primary Teaching Assistant

Cheshire, CH66 Ross Pemberton
All/Full Time £420.00 - £470.00

Posted 1 month ago

Job Title: SEND Primary Teaching Assistant

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Start Date: September

Company: Simply Education

About Simply Education: Simply Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to matching talented educators with rewarding opportunities. With a focus on providing exceptional service to schools and educators alike, we strive to make a positive impact on education.

Job Description: Simply Education is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEND Primary Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant school community in Ellesmere Port. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers and other support staff to provide tailored support to children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), ensuring they have equal access to education and opportunities to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one and small group support to children with SEND, including those with autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities.

Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs), adapting teaching methods and resources to meet the diverse needs of students.

Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and supported.

Collaborate with teachers, SENCOs, and other professionals to monitor student progress and contribute to the development of personalized learning strategies.

Promote positive behaviour management techniques and intervene effectively in challenging situations to ensure the safety and well-being of all students.

Support students during transitions between activities and locations, providing reassurance and encouragement as needed.

Maintain accurate records of student progress and contribute to the ongoing assessment and evaluation process.


Relevant experience working with children with SEND in a school or similar setting.

A patient and empathetic approach, with the ability to build rapport and establish trusting relationships with students.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

An understanding of different learning styles and the ability to adapt teaching strategies accordingly.

A commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in education.

Relevant qualifications or training in supporting children with SEND (e.g., CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, SEN Diploma).


Competitive salary

Opportunities for professional development and training

Supportive school community

Rewarding work making a positive impact on the lives of children with SEND

If you are passionate about supporting children with SEND and making a difference in their lives, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Application Deadline: August 1st

Simply Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

Note: Job descriptions may be subject to change in accordance with the needs of the school.



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