SEND Teaching Assistant

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary £23000 - £24500 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLuke Bailie

Job description

Job Title - SEND Teaching Assistant

Salary/Rate - £23,000 - £24,500 / annum

Contract: Permanent

Location - Runcorn

Start date - ASAP

Leader Education is working in partnership with a SEN School based in Runcorn.

We are recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a specialist SEN school, providing educational support to students aged 7 - 18.

You will have previous experience of working with students with SEMH and complex needs - social, emotional and mental health issues (previously known as BESD, SEBD & EBD) learning difficulties and challenging behaviours. Large majority of the pupils are diagnosed with autism.

behaviour management skills are key as well as patience, empathy and understanding.


· You will be required to provide either one to one support or small group support to learners with a variety of needs

· Comply with individual learning plans

· To take direction from the class teacher and help support


· You must be an experienced classroom support assistant with a good level of experience of working with students with SEMH needs

· Be patient and resilient

· Be creative

· Make learning fun

· Excellent communication skills

· Have a therapeutic and holistic approach

· Team Teach trained would be advantageous, although training can be given.

Job Type: Permanent

All successful applicants are subject to DBS and safeguarding checks.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.