SEN Teaching Assistant

Location Fulwood
Discipline: SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: 11.72 - 12.78 per hour
Contact name: Victoria Marsden

Contact email:
Job ref: 5301
Published: over 1 year ago
Full Time, permanent, SEN Primary Teaching Assistant job vacancy, Preston.  Fixed Term Contract Covering Maternity Leave.
  • £11.72 - £12.78 per hour
  • Full-time hours – 40-hours per week (term time only)
  • Pension, life assurance, health cash back & high street discounts.
  • Full training, continued support and career progression
As a SEN Primary Teaching Assistant, you could be joining an Outstanding Rated Specialist School for young people aged 5 – 12, who face difficulties with emotional, social and mental health needs.  You will be key in supporting the Class Teacher and the young people with their learning in a safe environment. Every member of the team has a common goal to empower the young people through learning so they can achieve their goals and a positive future.

Your role as Teaching Assistant will be to care for the children as well as develop their learning whilst in school and outside settings.  You will work with colleagues to develop routine and positive behaviour. You will support the Teacher with the day to day running of the classroom and lesson preparation.

This employer strives to achieve outstanding Schools Colleges & Training Facilities for Children & Young People with Special Education needs.  With a team of dedicated team of Teaching, Support, Therapists & managers, together they all strive to bring out the best in every pupil and prepare them for Adult life.  Their Schools & colleges have fantastic facilities and cater for Primary, Secondary & further education children.  The facilities range from Science Labs, horticulture, catering, mechanics and much more. The children are supported from the moment they arrive.  They are constantly challenged, and they believe in setting high expectations, enabling them to reach their full potential.  As an employer they fully invest in their staff team, with opportunities to gain further qualifications, continuous professional development, career progression and the opportunity to make a massive difference to the lives of those with a disability.

  • Experience working with SEN in a primary setting.
  • Level 2 or above Teaching & Learning in Schools.
  • Experience working in a Specialist Education Setting (SEN) employed or voluntary.
  • Knowledge & experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and having a passion for working within the sector – essential.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence & access to your own vehicle.
This college believes in changing lives for the better through education. They also have a strong commitment towards developing their fantastic team and offering them a clear career pathway. So, who knows, this might just be the start of an exciting rewarding career.
If you are excited by this SEN Teaching Assistant job opportunity and if you wish to apply, then please click on apply. We will be happy to tell you more about this job vacancy and answer questions you may have.
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*Social Care & Education Jobs are an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff aged over 21.