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1:1 SEN Specialist - Thorpe

Job description

School based In Thorpe are searching for a Teaching Assistant or Support Staff to fill a position that has become available in the New Year. The school caters for students aged 2-19 years with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). Pupils at the school may have additional sensory impairments, physical difficulties or challenging behaviour. At the last Ofsted the school received a 'Good' overall rating.

The role will be based in a class of 5 primary students and will involve both one-to-one and group work with the pupils. The pupils in the class all have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) and the majority are on the Autistic spectrum (ASD). The pupils are physically active and may show some challenging behaviour. To support the pupils the class has one teacher and two other teaching assistants, you will be the fourth member of the team.

The ideal candidate will be active and sporty as the children enjoy being outdoors and playing games. The role will vary day to day, with long walks and trips to the shops being a vital part of the learning experience. The school are looking for someone who can make a real difference in the children's lives, someone who is robust while also of a caring nature would be ideal.

If you live in Thorpe, or can easily travel to Thorpe from surrounding areas and you feel like you are a candidate who has one or more of these qualities, or simply want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Josie Stanton on 0118 327 1585 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS-Full assistance provided (AGY)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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