SEND Teaching Assistant – Birchwood

This school located in Birchwood, is seeking a dedicated and experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to join our passionate team. The successful candidate will work closely with a child who has Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, requiring a supportive and engaging learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to the designated student with SEMH needs.
  • Assist in implementing and adapting lesson plans to meet the individual requirements of the student.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Monitor and track the progress of the student, providing feedback to the teaching staff.
  • Employ effective behavior management strategies tailored to the student’s needs.
  • Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other support staff to ensure a holistic approach to the student’s education.


  • Experience working with children with SEMH needs is highly desirable.
  • Team-Teach training or equivalent would be advantageous.
  • Physical fitness and an active lifestyle, as the student may display strong and energetic behavior.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational development of children with special needs.

– Knowledge of special education strategies and techniques
– Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
– Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children

Please note that this is a general job description for a Teaching Assistant position. Specific responsibilities and qualifications may vary depending on the educational setting and requirements of the school or organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £70.00-£80.00 per day


  • On-site parking



  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends



  • Special education: 1 year (preferred)



  • Driving Licence (preferred)


Ability to Commute:

  • Birchwood, Cheshire (required)


Work Location: In person