Teaching Assistant – SEND


Now Education are recruiting on behalf of a secondary school based in Central Liverpool. The school is an outstanding alternative provision with high expectations of both its staff and pupils.

We are seeking an experienced, motivated learning support assistant who can support students aged 11- 16.

The students have additional needs including autism and behavioural issues.

We are seeking a passionate individual who want the opportunity to progress in this field and is dedicated to committing on a long-term basis. Experience of working with individuals with these needs is essential.

To be considered for the position you must have;

Experience supporting young people with Autism, ADHD and/or challenging behaviour

Experience working with young people with additional and challenging needs

Be comfortable working with pupils on a 1:1 basis, providing motivation and support to engage with sessions

Have excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff and students.

A valid DBS registered with the online update service or be willing to apply for a new one.

Be willing to undertake Team Teach Training and other training as necessary for the role.

The school are seeking to make permanent appointments following a 12 week probationary period.

Who can apply?

Qualified Teaching Assistants

Qualified Learning Support Assistants

Individuals who have worked with young people with SEN in a care environment

Individuals with experience working in schools

Individuals who have worked in an environment supporting and managing young people such as youth groups, sports coaching and mentoring

Individuals with SEN experience

Individual with Team Teach Training

Other education professionals with these skills and experience

How can you be considered?

Email an up to date CV by clicking apply now. The CV needs to show all of your experience working children and young people. We would also recommend a covering letter which highlights your experience and what you can bring to the role.

Do you know someone who would be perfect for this role? We have a refer a friend scheme where you and your friend can earn up to £100* (T’s and C’s apply)

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Why choose Now Education?

Individuals working for Now Education benefit from:

  • Salary in line with local authority pay scales-You are valued and are paid accordingly.
  • Professional payroll service from Teachers First, with the option to be PAYE or Umbrella and complete support with all aspects
  • Ongoing support and guidance throughout your education career.
  • A flexible approach to work.
  • Permanent and temporary opportunities.
  • A trained team of education consultants

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