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Experienced Support Assistant - Amersham

Job description

Teaching Assistant required for specialist secondary SEN provision

  • The opportunity to work with students with additional needs and make a real difference in their lives
  • Full time, long term role with the potential for a permanent post for the right applicant
  • Excellent and competitive rates of pay offered to all candidates

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for a teaching assistant to work with a specialist secondary provision in the Amersham area. The school caters for students aged 11-19 with a variety of additional needs including Autism, Downs Syndrome and Speech, Language and Communication needs. The position will be working with students in key stage 4 (year 10 & 11) helping prepare students for life after the school. Some students will require assistance working towards their exams and qualifications and you will be needed to work with students on a one to one basis to help them with revision and boosting their confidence towards their chosen subjects. Other students will need your assistance to help them engage with other students and build on their social and emotional skills to prepare them for adult like. You will need to work in line with the schools vision that every child should leave the school feeling ready and supported for the challenges of adult life.

This role will require you to be adaptable to different environments and work within different subject areas so although you do not need to be a subject specialist, general knowledge of the curriculum is essential.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible as this is a role for an immediate start, however we will also be accepting applications throughout October for positions starting after half term.

To apply for this position or to find out more information, please contact Jade Trevorrow on 01183271595 or

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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