Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
£15000 - £24000 per annum
Education and Training
Full Time

Are you passionate about making a difference to a young person’s life?

Then don’t look any further. The permanent team at Career Teachers are seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to support pupils in a specialist provision in Stockport, Greater Manchester. You will be supporting children with complex needs such as learning disabilities, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Aspergers Syndrome.

This incredible primary school based in Stockport has a range of facilities, such as a hydrotherapy pool, spacious outdoor play areas, a sensory garden with beautiful scenery, two multisensory rooms and two soft play areas. They offer a vibrant and exciting curriculum with emphasis on independence, life skills, communication and physical development. The primary school’s most recent Ofsted report rated them as OUTSTANDING in all areas.

The successful Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant will –

  • Provide regular feedback on children’s progress to the class teacher and file records.
  • Be responsible for keeping and updating records, information and data, producing analysis and reports as required.
  • Assist the teacher, ensuring a safe classroom and outdoor environment, checking materials and personal equipment for defects and implement risk assessments carried out by the teacher according to school guidelines. This will include cleaning equipment used by pupils and ensuring its accessibility.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against predetermined learning objectives.

The successful candidate will need –

  • An NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or a minimum of 1 year experience in a specialist provision
  • To be committed and passionate
  • To have a willingness and ability to undertake HLTA Level responsibilities (refer to HLTA standards)
  • To have a willingness to undertake first aid training as appropriate

If you are a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant who is looking for a very rewarding opportunity, the permanent team at Career Teachers would love to hear from you, and they will be able to go through more information and exciting opportunities with you!

Please apply today and we will be in touch to discuss your application as soon as possible.


Career Teachers are committed to negotiating a salary package that is fair and paid to scale. Salary will depend on experience.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to attend an interview with the client in person and give details for us to complete reference checks.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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