Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00006274-1
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £9.77 to £10.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Our SEND Team here at Vision for Education specialises in the support of pupils in school who have either barriers to learning or physical difficulties. 

We work with a wide variety of schools who require enthusiastic, nurturing and supportive Special Needs Teaching Assistants who can help to make a difference to the experience of pupils either with special needs, or who have become disengaged with education. 

Working with pupils aged from 4 – 19, your assistance during their school day will enhance how much they enjoy school, and how much they get out of going to school. The roles we have can be part-time and flexible to fit around your personal circumstances or can be full-time if that’s is what you are looking for. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and expertise to help young people to become successful at learning, confident as individuals and to live productive and responsible lives. 


To work 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may be statemented and have Special Educational Needs. 

To facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour. 

To mentor and engage with the student, delivering specifically designed educational packages. 

To work alongside the classroom teacher or home tutors  

Requirements - A successful candidate must: 

be patient, engaging, inspiring, creative, consistent, and calm when under pressure. 

Have a minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience 

Be someone who enjoys the immensely rewarding work of inspiring students who are emotionally and/or socially challenged. 

As well as being part of the school’s community, working with Vision For Education gives you access to:  

Excellent daily rates paid weekly via PAYE 

£50 reward every time you recommend a colleague 

Support throughout your placements 

Access to a dedicated SEN consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 

Access to £350+ worth of free CPD such as Team Teach, Mental Health Awareness, Autism Awareness, SEND code of practise 

Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve 

Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period) 

Regular social events in your local area with complimentary food and drink 

If you are a Special Needs Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision For Education, please contact our Manchester SEND team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call. 

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications