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General Cover Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant required in Southampton

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Unified staff
  • Ofsted outstanding

An excellent Special Needs school on the outskirts of Southampton are looking for an SEN teaching assistant to work alongside the teacher in a variety of classes across the secondary curriculum. The school is located just a short walk away from two train stations with easy access to busses. If you have experience in supporting pupils 1:1 or group setting with any form of SEN, in particular ASC, EBD, MLD, SPLD, EAL, PMLD.

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.

If you are confident that this role is ideal for you, send your CV to or call 02380 836648.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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