1:1 Teaching Assistant Special Needs

Randstad Education
Up to £10,000
30 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking for a new and exciting job role opportunity?

Do you have experience working with pupils with special educational needs (SEN)?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring individual to work with pupils in a primary school in
Rochdale. You will be working with pupils between the ages of 3 and 11 who have SEN. These needs
include moderate, severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, which for many pupils
adversely affects their physical abilities, speech, language and communication.

A significant proportion of pupils have autistic spectrum conditions (ASC). The school has a dedicated staff team
with many years of experience working with pupils with SEN.

The schools mission statement is that
their school community develops different pathways of learning opportunities that entitle each
individual to reach their full potential as confident learners.

The School has several aims, including:

 To develop successful learners who are confident in their talents and skills, communicate
well in a range of ways, are creative, resourceful and able to identify and solve problems
 To develop confident individuals who are open to the excitement and inspiration offered by
the natural world and human achievements, are willing to try new things and make new
 To develop responsible citizens who are able to work cooperatively with others, respect
others, are well prepared for their next phase of education and respond positively to new

The school has a range of specialist rooms, including:
 A hydrotherapy pool, updated in 2017
 A specially designed sensory room
 A soft play room
 A separate art room
 A fully-equipped food technology room
 An outdoor rebound trampoline - installed September 2018
 A medical room
 Shared library facilities
 A community room for meetings
 Quiet rooms

There are many benefits of this role, including:

 Working in a school rated as good by Ofsted
 Having access to fantastic facilities
 Parking facilities on site
 Supporting pupils who are eager to learn

The responsibilities of this role include:
 Working alongside the teacher to support the pupils in the classroom
 Helping to arrange classrooms and gather materials for lessons
 Working in small groups or on a one to one basis with pupils
 Supporting pupils with their additional care needs

The requirements for this role are:
 A DBS on the update service
 Experience working as a teaching assistant or working with people with SEN
 Being dedicated to providing amazing learning support for pupils
 Numeracy, reading, writing and communication skills

The successful candidate will work in a school with a dedicated staff team ensure that all children
are able to develop their skills and personalities within a safe, secure, welcoming and positive

If you are interested in this job role, please contact Laura at or email