1:1 Teaching Assistant Special Needs

Randstad Education
Up to £10,000
30 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Do you want to work in a specialist primary school with an experienced staff team who will
support and guide you within the classroom setting with the aim to enable you to work

Do you have experience in supporting children or adults with additional or complex needs?

We are looking for an experienced teaching assistant who is passionate about helping pupils
increase their knowledge and giving them a positive learning experience. You should have a
passion for providing the best learning opportunities for all pupils and create a love of
learning in the pupils through enjoyment and reinforcing understanding. You will be
assisting pupils between the ages of 2 and 11 who have an Educational Health Care Plan in a
primary school in South Manchester .

The pupils have severe learning difficulties, multiple learning
difficulties or profound learning difficulties. Some pupils may need help with their personal
care needs (e.g. feeding).

Ethos and Values:
 Respect each other, the pupils and their families
 Have a meaningful curriculum that is inspiring and enjoyable, promoting
achievement for all
 They value commitment, safety, respect, total communication, independence,
achievement, courage, enthusiasm, equality and celebration

There are many benefits of the role including:
 Chances to develop your skills in SEN
 Parking available
 Close to local transport links
 Flexible working hours
 Working with children who are eager to learn
 Working in a school rated good by Ofsted

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
 Supporting the teacher in lessons and classroom management
 Assisting the pupils with personal care
 Work with the teacher to create a positive learning environment
 Help to deliver engaging lessons to pupils
 Provide group or one-to-one help to pupils
 To attend and participate, in relevant meetings and training as appropriate.
 To undertake any other additional duties commensurate with the grade of the post.

Requirements for this role are:
 A DBS on the update service
 Experience working with working with children or with people with additional
needs/in care
 Be committed to achieving high attainment from pupils
 To support the pupils by understanding their IEP, their level of progress and their
communication systems (e.g. PECS / Signalong / Objects of Reference/Symbols)

This is an amazing opportunity to work with some fantastic pupils who want to do well and
progress in their education. If you believe in yourself and really want to make a difference in
the lives of young children with addition and complex needs. The successful candidate will
work in a caring and friendly environment and will be supported by a skilled staff team who
will aim your development in the SEN sector.

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