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SEND Experienced TA

  • Location: Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Start date: 30 Jul 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10797887
  • Branch: Manchester
  • Consultant: Jamie Davies
  • Call: 0161 200 8500
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Job description
Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced and passionate teaching assistants to work in SEN schools across Trafford.

We currently have a wide range of exciting positions available for either day-to-day or long-term supply with students that have autism spectrum disorder and Asperger syndrome.

Your main duties will include:

• Inspiring and engaging students

• Assessing individual learning needs and working with groups of students.

• Preparing materials, equipment and lessons

• Assessing and reporting on individual pupils progress

• Assisting with the personal care needs of pupils; this may include feeding, changing and manual handling.

• Liaising with parents, carers and professionals such as mainstream teachers, education welfare officers, social workers and Healthcare professionals

The successful candidates need to have previous experience of working with SEN students and have a strong desire and passion of making a of making a positive impact in the lives of the students. Experience with children and young adults that have autism spectrum disorder and Asperger syndrome would be preferable.

Other experience & qualifications desirable:

• Team Teach/MAPA qualified

• Positive handling

• Restorative justice

• First Aid trained

Successful Applicants will be subject to references and an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for a Protocol DBS.

Protocol Education offers all Teaching Assistants:

• Excellent rates of pay

• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants

• A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term

• Continued support through all placements

• Free CPD courses

Contact Jamie at Protocol Education on 0161 200 8500 for further information. Alternatively send your CV to

Here is a snippet of what Protocol can offer you:

Guaranteed Worker Pay - (GWP)

Looking for a bit of job security, but unsure about committing to a role sight unseen? A Guaranteed Work Agreement (GWA) could be for you.


Every teacher/teaching assistant registered with Protocol Education in the UK has access to a whole range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses, with many based around

improving your knowledge of special educational needs (SEN).

While you’re increasing your experience in the classroom, these courses will help you build skills and expand your career in new directions.

Take a look at some of the courses we’re currently offering on our website here: teachers-and-support/free-training


We know how important it is to work with an agency you can rely upon to provide the best quality service possible. A wealth of knowledge within the Education Sector, years of recruitment experience and a genuine passion for our industry makes Protocol a leader within England. We take the time to get to know you, and to understand your skills and experience in depth to ensure we find the best placement match as well as providing ongoing support throughout your career ventures.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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