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Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

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Teaching assistant - Edmonton

Teaching Personnel are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join a team in a special needs class; as the school have a new child joining a KS1 class. This will be for a special needs school based in Edmonton with a September 2021 start. The class are the youngest and neediest class and anyone working in there needs to have bags loads of enthusiasm, be prepared to get on the floor with the children and someone who doesn’t mind supporting with changing nappies. In terms of experience, autism or SEN experience would be essential and knowledge and use of PECS and Makaton would be ideal however not essential.  More importantly an enthusiasm to learn! The post would be initially for the rest of the academic year with the potential to secure a contract for academic year 2021/2022.

Special needs teaching assistant:

  • Will need to have previous experience with autism and complex special needs
  • Provide small groups and 1:1 support where necessary
  • Must be able to support with nappy changing
  • Part of multi site special school with loads of opportunity for progression and development
  • Full time – Term time – 8.30am- 3.30pm
  • Enthusiasm to learn and be able to get hands on!
  • Good transport links on Overground and underground to Edmonton

To make an application for this rewarding teaching assistant post in the Edmonton area , please submit an up to date CV or email to Chey at


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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