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Blackburn SEN School requires Educational Support Assistants

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Job description

Teaching Personnel work closely with an SEN School based in the Blackburn area and they are looking for Support Assistants on a short term and ad-hoc basis. The work will be flexible and candidates will be expected to have a minimum of 4 days availability per week. The candidates suitable for this role will have experience supporting children or adults who have special educational needs and be willing to provide personal care when required.

The School is smaller than average and they have a high need for staff on a short term and day to day basis. This type of work would suit a hard working, flexible individual with experience supporting pupils with SEN. The School are hoping to meet candidates on a voluntary trial basis initially with a view to then offering you some flexible hours in School.

Candidates with experience supporting adults or children with SEN, candidates who are looking to pursue a career in education and candidates with their Team Teach qualification will be favoured. However, the School are willing to take candidates from a range of backgrounds including; candidates with first hand experience caring for a child with disabilities, candidates from a youth worker background, summer camp or a degree in Psychology.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

- Negotiable pay rates £54 - 64 per day

- Long term position available

- Rewarding position supporting pupils with SEN

If this role sounds ideal for you please do not hesitate to contact Kirsten on 01772 842155 or email with your CV and covering letter.

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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