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Job description

Support Assistant required in Basingstoke

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Unified staff
  • Recently been appointed Excellent by Ofsted

An excellent SEN school located in central Basingstoke is looking for an SEN teaching assistant to support the teachers across the curriculum. The school has recently been appointed “Excellent” by Ofsted and seeking for a new member to join their current unified staff. If you have experience in either a 1:1 or group setting with any form of SEN, in particular ASC, EBD, MLD, SpLD, EAL, PMLD etc. then we would like to hear from you.

SEN Teaching Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Helping with schoolwork

- Preparing learning materials

- Encouraging children to communicate

- Looking after children’s physical needs

- Encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities

- Helping children when they’re upset and comforting them

The right candidate for this position will have experience working in an SEN setting or as a support worker, youth club, ex-army, police cadet, care home or other residential setting. An interest in horticulture, cooking, music, drama, art, construction or other hands-on, creative activities are a bonus.

It is not essential, but well-regarded to have the following skills and qualifications in:

- Makaton (or similar) sign-supported English

- PEC’s

- Psychology

- Criminology

- Education Studies

If you are confident that this role is ideal for you, send your CV to or contact Liam on 02380 836648
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