SEND Teaching Assistant & Support Worker

Posted 01 August 2022
Salary £70 - 85 per day
LocationLancashire
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEducation & SEND
ReferenceTASWPRE
Contact NameJamie Heath

Job description

SEND Teaching Assistant & Support Worker

  • Location: Preston
  • Employment type: Temporary to permanent
  • Hours per week: 42.5
  • 7:30am – 4:30pm

If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment knowing that you can have a positive impact on the young people we support, then look no further and apply today!


This School based in Chorley are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant/Support worker to join their education team now!  They are looking for versatile, resilient, and committed Teaching Assistants, who can adapt their practice wherever necessary to support across all key stages. The successful candidate will work alongside the class teacher, assisting the children with their work and supporting with pupil behaviour while establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model, and responding to individual needs. 

Benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, pension scheme, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!

The school is an independent specialist day and residential School for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 who have autism and complex learning needs. The school’s aim is to bring about the best in every young person to enable them to achieve positive experiences and progress according to their own individual abilities. We are an innovative school that has high aspirations for the education of pupils with Autism.


They are immensely proud of the career pathway and training they can offer you.  As long as you can demonstrate the values needed for a role, transferable skills and life experience, you will be given all the training and support you need to progress!

Resilience – Support some of the most vulnerable children in society who have varying degrees of emotional behavioural difficulties, autism, ADHD and associated difficulties so there will be times where your resilience is challenged.  

Communication – Communicating with their young people is vital to understand their needs.  Good teamwork and communication play a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.

Organisation – Strong organisational skills are important to support the class teacher and young people with educational activities 

Caring – Their young people require the best care we can offer.  If you are a naturally caring and compassionate person, this is the role for you.

Attentive – No two tasks will be the same so being attentive to understand them and identify areas where we can support is important. 

Above all, they provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.

If you want residential childcare to be a job for life, Spencer Clarke Group will help you get there.

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