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SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 21 January by Tradewind Recruitment
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Join our team at Tradewind!

Have you worked as a TA in a high school before supporting children with SEN?

Maybe you've worked as a Support Worker with special needs before?

If you have this type of experience then this role could be the next step forward in your career!

Tradewind are recruiting for a Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant for a special needs school in the Salford area, easily accessible by train, tram, bus or car!

To join us and be successful in this Salford based Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one).
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of 2 professional references (employer, study or volunteer).
  • Provide a CV with a full history from your education until present.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Some experience supporting children or young adults with special needs.


  • Special Needs secondary school in the Salford area catering for young people aged 9-19 with special needs including Moderate or Complex Needs.
  • Starting in ASAP on a full time basis.
  • Expected to turn permanent for the right person.
  • Excellent pay up to £90/day.
  • Hours are 8:30am - 3:30pm.
  • Benefit from our exclusive partnership with The National College, which is used by over 40,000 schools, giving you FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses.
  • Class sizes of no more 8 pupils with 2-3 SEN Teaching Assistants in each.
  • School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and has some excellent facilities designed specifically to enhance the curriculum offering of the school.
  • Wide ranging and diverse curriculum that supports individual needs while striving for excellence and progressive outcomes.
  • School aims to help all students achieve their full potential by encouraging continuous learning and aspiration.
  • Experienced, friendly and inclusive staff team.
  • Easily accessible by bus, train, tram or car.

To apply for this Salford based Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant role & register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on or email .

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More training and development than any other agency!
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

A bit more about Tradewind...

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Required skills

  • SEN
  • Special Needs
  • Teaching Assistant
  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • SEN TA
  • Secondary Teaching Assistant
  • Primary Teaching Assistant
  • Special Needs TA

Reference: 51987402

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