Teaching Assistant 

Location: Aurora Eccles School 

Salary - £11,000 - £16,000 based on experience.

Hours - Fulltime, Term time

Aurora Eccles School is an independent specialist day and residential school that caters for children and young people aged 7-19 years who have communication and learning challenges associated with Special Educational Needs (SEN). We are committed to ensuring that each and every child and young person is at the heart of everything that we do.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support the children with their learning and care whilst in class. To manage behaviour and tailor approach to the individual child and to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a SEN education environment and will demonstrate the following:

  • Have good classroom based experience, or perhaps have worked with children with autism in a care environment with the knowledge, skills and understanding to ensure the needs of pupils are met;

  • Be highly motivated and have a passion for working with children with special needs;

  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team.

If you are passionate about giving children and young people life chances that will shape their future, then you may well be the person we are looking for.


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Career progression and further qualification training support

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

If you are interested then click “Apply Online” below. Alternatively, text Adam on 07392 872 778 or download our application form below and email it to recruitment@the-aurora-group.com

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Click here to download an application form -  (If you are not applying online please email Recruitment@the-aurora-group.com)

Click here to download the job description.

Closing Date: Monday 4th September