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Care/Teaching Assistant SEN school South Croydon part time

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Job description

Are you looking for work in special needs education?

Do you have a background in health and social care?

Would you like to work with students who have profound and multiple learning disabilities?

A large and Ofsted rated 'outstanding' SEN school in South Croydon have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive teaching assistant to support children with PMLD.

You will be working across different classes in the school as a 'floating TA', providing cover for absent colleagues as and when necessary. This is rare role - you will enjoy getting to know the different students and staff, and no two days will be the same!


  • Between 2-5 days a week teaching assistant/care assistant role
  • You need full right to work in the UK
  • You must have a child workforce DBS on the update service, or be willing to complete a new one asap
  • You must be able provide personal care (toileting and changing)
  • Experience using hoist equipment to move students in and out of wheelchairs (moving and handling or manual handling training) is strongly desirable
  • Have a positive attitude and be willing to get stuck into the role straight away
  • Be able to work collaboratively with other teaching assistants, under the overall direction of the class teachers

Teaching Personnel have a very strong relationship with this school, and we pride ourselves on supplying the very best staff to them. The school in return is incredibly supportive of agency staff and can offer the opportunity to secure a permanent role in the future if this is something you might be looking for.

The school are looking for candidates immediately. Contact Louise by sending your CV to be considered for this role.

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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