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Individual Needs Assistant in Reception

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Job description

A Primary School in Eastbourne are seeking an Individual Needs Assistant to work with a pupil in their Reception Class. The pupil you will be working with has SEMH and challenging behaviour, so a Team Teach qualification woukld be beneficial. You will be working in a Catholic school, therefore knowledge of the Catholic ethos is desirable; however this is not essential to the role. The school has recently been graded 'good' by Ofsted and has a good reputation in the community, they particularly focus on implementing creativity into learning and the wellbeing of the children is at the heart of everything they do.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working 1:1 with children in EYFS/KS1
  • The skills to successfully de-escalate and manage challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with children with SEN and SEMH
  • The ability to empathise with children's needs and emotions
  • A pro-active attitude with a desire to help children to reach their full potential

In return, Teaching Personnel can offer you competitive rates of pay, subsidised and FREE CPD opportunities; CV editing and advice, interview support and more. 

If you would like to be considered for the role above, please get in touch with Sarah at the Brighton Primary Branch or send in an up to date CV.



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.

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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