SEN TA/Support Assistant


  • £60 - £80 per day
  • Posted: 10/11/2016
  • Manchester
  • Job Ref: 564103643
  • Temporary

Job Details

We are working with one of our partnership schools in Bury, as they are looking for a SEN TA/Special Needs Teaching Assistant/Special Support Assistant, to add to their full-time team. This post is due to run at least six weeks, starting in December.

Working on 1:1 basis with students aged 11-16, you must be patient, caring and display high levels of empathy whilst supporting the student through their school day.

This type of work is a perfect "taster" to people considering entering the teaching profession; every year we work with many graduates who are planning to apply for a PGCE course later in the school year.

This work, due to how flexible it is, is also perfect for sports coaches/music coaches/drama tutors looking to supplement their earnings in a local secondary school. It is also extremely rewarding too.

To be considered for this role, you MUST have the following:

- Either hold a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification, or,
- Degree educated, achieved at a good/excellent standard
- A passion to make a difference
- Patience to overcome barriers to learning
- Current, up to date references which we can verify

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.