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Behaviour Support TA

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Job description

Are you looking for a new teaching assistant role starting this term?

Teaching Personnel is currently working with over 75 primary schools in South East London, and one welcoming and friendly primary school in the Welling area is searching for a teaching assistant to support a Year 5 pupil with Autism and ADHD on a 1:1 basis starting after the May half term. The school is a larger than normal 2 form entry with 3 forms in some year groups, and offering a fantastic variety of experience to be gained working with children from all backgrounds and alongside a number of experienced staff.

The successful candidate will have a calm nature, great communication skills and ideally recent experience or training working with primary school pupils with Special Educational Needs or, specifically, Autism or ADHD. Applications are welcomed from teaching assistants of all backgrounds who live locally or are able to travel to South East London for work and even graduates with little school experience but a proactive and positive personality will be considered! This particular pupil has challenging behaviour in the form of his reluctance to work and disruption to the class, so experience and knowledge of strategies to deal with this would be extremely beneficial.

The role will not be solely supporting this one pupil and you will be able to work with the rest of the class, supporting the individual pupil when he needs the additional support.

To be considered for the role you will need to register with Teaching Personnel with your local South East London consultant. This can be done by registering your details online on our website or by applying via the link provided. To be considered for the role candidates must undergo an enhanced DBS check (if not already in possession of a Child Workforce DBS registered on the online update service) and be able to provide details of two references prior to registration.

As part of our continued commitment to providing our candidates with professional development Teaching Personnel will also offer you opportunities for continual professional development including courses such as; 'Team Teach', 'Introduction to SEN' and 'Autism Education Trust (AET) Level 1'!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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