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SEND Teaching Assistant Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

£10.77 - 12.50 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



We are looking for a passionate and conscientious SEND Teaching Assistant to work in our school, with the ability to work as part of a team as well as the capacity to use initiative. The job profile will include supporting the Teacher with the development and education of our pupils in the class. This role is working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil with ASC. The incoming candidate will be required to work closely with our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.

Our school is based in Accrington and is easily accessible by the M66/M65. We have excellent facilities, designed with the children in mind to enhance their learning experience. We value our staff’s development and provide regular access to CPD.

Responsibilities included for this role include:

  • Attend to pupils’ personal needs, including social, health, personal hygiene, self-care, first-aid and welfare matters.
  • Provide clerical/administrative support to the assigned teacher, e.g. Photo copying, typing, filing and record-keeping.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of individual education plans (or other pupil-specific plans).
  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ progress and maintain pupil records.
  • Use specialist knowledge or experience to support pupils’ learning.
  • Liaise with parents, carers and professional staff (such as educational psychologists) in order to promote the learning objectives of each pupil.
  • Use initiative to develop and implement actions that will promote the integration of the pupil with his/her peers.
  • Use specialist curricular knowledge or experience to support pupils’ learning.

Candidates considering this role should have:

  • Experience of working with or caring for children of the relevant age.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Basic knowledge of first aid.
  • Ability to use modern technology, including photocopier, video record and personal computer.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • NVQ level 2/3

If you are be interested in the above position, please get in touch today by submitting your application today. Click the apply now links to submit your up to date CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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