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General Cover Teaching Assistant

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  • Sector: Secondary
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
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Job description

Learning Support Assistants needed in Northamptonshire

  • CPD Academy available
  • Unified staff
  • Temp-to-Perm options available

A new SEN school in Northamptonshire are looking for an SEN teaching assistant to support the teachers across the curriculum. If you have experience in either a 1:1 or group setting with any form of SEN, in particular ASC, MLD, 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 Sam on 01604 521215

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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