Accessibility Links

Are you looking a Psychology graduate looking to work with SEN?

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a Special Educational Needs school who are seeking to appoint teaching assistants with an in-depth knowledge and experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs The school caters for pupils with a range of Special Educational Needs. This role requires a teaching assistant to work with pupils with SEMH, Physical Disabilities and Autism 1:1 and in small groups.

The post would suit a Psychology graduate wanting to gain experience and utilise their degree in Child Development. Those with experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs are also required.

We are looking for an individual who;

  • Has knowledge of SEMH, Physical Disabilities and Autism
  • Experienced in PEC's, Makaton and British Sign Language is Desirable (not essential)
  • Has excellent communication skills

School Ethos

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Highly supportive and knowledgeable staff
  • Training offered to develop skills working with SEN.
  • Excellent speech and language facilities

Candidates will only be considered if they have a DBS on the update service or willing to apply for a DBS and register it on the update service.

If you live in the Colchester area or can travel from surrounding areas and would like to know more information about this exciting role, please contact Stacey Folkard at the Chelmsford Branch on 01245 206760 or

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.

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.

Similar jobs