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SEND Teaching Assistant – Complex Needs

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Trafford, Greater Manchester

£67 - £80 per day

Recruiter: Chalk Education

Sector: Education


Job description

SEND Teaching Assistant – Complex Needs | Trafford

Pay Rate £67 - £80 per day

Are you an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant who specialises in supporting young people with Complex Needs? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of children with special needs?

We are recruiting for this SEND Teaching Assistant position which is a long-term placement starting in January and is the perfect opportunity to join a nurturing Special School in Trafford.

Job Description

This role will involve supporting children on a one-to-one basis and in small groups within the classroom. You will assist the class teacher to engage pupils across various lessons with a multi-sensory focus; adapting activities to suit the specific needs of individuals. Experience and understanding of a range of SEND is necessary and knowledge of skills such as alternative communication techniques, personal care, manual handling and feeding would be beneficial. This role will suit a positive TA who is resilient and flexible.

This special school in Trafford caters for young people aged 2 to 11 with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including complex needs, physical disabilities, Speech Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They have excellent facilities and aim to provide the best education to all young people, making this the ideal opportunity for a caring TA.

Alongside the staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.

To be considered for this role you will need:

• Experience supporting young people with SEND and complex needs.

• Good literacy and numeracy skills with knowledge across the curriculum.

• Excellent communication skills

• A positive attitude and flexible approach

Additional requirements:

o References confirming suitability for role

o Commitment to Safeguarding

o Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service

o Eligibility to work in the UK


- Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants

- Continual professional development through online training

- Competitive pay rates related to your experience

- Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions

- Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers

About us

Our direction and long-term target is to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing bespoke staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. We offer a personal service to all of our candidates, listening to your individual needs and taking into account your special requirements.

We recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools, Special Needs Schools and alternative provisions, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies. If you are looking for an honest, professional and committed attitude, then give us chance to earn your trust.

The Legal Bit

We are an education recruitment agency committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We promote equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers, and applicants. We follow new GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data.

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     Nearby train stations

     Nearby bus stops

    • Altrincham Rail Station, -
    • Stamford New Rd, Altrincham Interchange Stand B, Stamford New Rd
    • Stand B, Altrincham Interchange STAND B, STAMFORD NEW RD
    • Stamford New Rd - Moss Lane, Altrincham Interchange, Stamford New Rd
    • Stamford New Rd - Moss Lane, Altrincham Interchange, Stamford New Rd

     Nearby schools

    • St Vincent's Catholic Primary School
    • Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
    • Altrincham CofE (Aided) Primary School
    • North Cestrian Grammar School
    • Loreto Grammar School

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