SEN Teaching Assistant CC17022

Bebington, Birkenhead, Brimstage, Bromborough, Cheshire West, Ellesmere Port, Greasby, Heswall, Hooton, Hoylake, Thurstaston, Wirral

  • SEN
  • Teaching Assistant


Job Details:

Contract Type: Temporary, Term Time Only
Hours: 8.30am-3.00pm
Pay Rate: £10.65 an hour

Ellesmere Port

Excell Supply are currently recruiting for SEN teaching assistants to work with Children with various additional needs in schools, for day to day, short-term and long-term positions within school hours. These roles are on a supply basis so are very flexible to work around your busy life.

To be considered for these roles, you will need to be someone who has a caring and nurturing personality, who has the ability to build rapport with children, but also the ability to effectively manage challenging behaviour.

A teaching assistant qualification would be ideal, but experience of working with children or young adults with additional needs is essential to these roles.

Working with Excell can help you gain experience working within a number of different schools, or help you gain a long term or permanent placement in a school, depending on your preference.

As a TA your role and responsibilities include:

  • .Providing support to a child on a 1:1 basis
  • Promoting good behaviour / managing challenging behaviour
  • Aiding pupils in their learning as effectively as possible
  • Helping children with additional educational needs
  • Providing feedback on learning and development to the teacher
  • Creating and maintaining an orderly and supportive learning environment
  • Administrative tasks
  • We are looking for the following qualities in applicants:
  • Friendly, positive and pro-active attitude
  • Passion for education
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Reliability
  • Adaptability
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills

What to expect from Excell Supply

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Work that you want – we listen to your needs
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme – earn up to £500 per referral
  • A designated Account Manager who has strong working relationships with schools in your area
  • Opportunity for permanent positions
  • Support and advice from our professional mentors including lesson observations
  • Access to a full calendar of CPD opportunities in the form of our Twilight Training Programme and other courses delivered during the school holidays

As members of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) and Umbrella body to the DBS, (Disclosure & Barring Service) Excell Supply is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.

All applicants will be subject to thorough employment checks and must have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service certificate in place.

Candidates without an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service will have to apply for a new one.

If you believe you have the skills required for this role, please apply now. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the vacancy closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Important Notice In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa.

Excell Supply are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients. It is Excell Supply 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 respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained.