SEND Teaching Assistant

Cheshire, WA1 Emma Bloore
All/Full Time £9.46 - £14.61

Posted 6 days ago

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Company: Simply Education

Location: Cheshire, UK

Position Type: Full-time Long term and permanent positions.

September Start


Simply Education is working in partnership with a local SEND provision that is dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). We operate across various alternative provisions in Cheshire, ensuring that each student receives tailored support to thrive academically and emotionally.

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting students with diverse needs, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. Our school prides itself on creating an inclusive, welcoming environment where students feel safe to explore their learning and develop their skills. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply now!


Key Responsibilities:

The successful SEND Teaching assistant will provide one-to-one and group support to students with SEND, ensuring their individual needs are met.

Implement bespoke curriculum plans tailored to each student's academic and pastoral requirements.

As a SEND Teaching Assistant you must demonstrate empathy, understanding, and a nurturing approach in all interactions with students.

Differentiate strategies to accommodate the varied learning styles and abilities of students.

Consistently apply behaviour management techniques outlined in the behaviour management policy.

Collaborate effectively with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to support student progress.


Previous experience working with students with SEND is desirable but full training will be provided.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.

Patient, resilient, and adaptable to meet the diverse needs of students.

Relevant qualifications in education or special needs support are advantageous.

Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students.


The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Teaching Assistant and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

-£75 referral scheme - If you refer a friend to us both you and your friend will receive a £75 bonus following the successful completion of 10 days.


If you are interested in this, SEND Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the SEND Teaching Assistant role please contact Emma Bloore, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Cheshire office in Nantwich. 


Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full 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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