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Key Stage 3 TA needed ASAP

Job description

We are working on behalf of a 'Good' School in the Belper area of Derbyshire (DE56). The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work within their SEN school.

The school are looking for a positive role model for a KS3 female student. The Teaching Assistant will also work within a small KS3 group.

The school caters for students with high functioning Autism.

The ideal candidate:

  • An up to date working knowledge of the KS3 curriculum
  • Experienced working with children on the Autistic spectrum (this is desirable but NOT essential - most of the children in this class are verbal but have impaired communication)
  • Will be able to differentiate towards a mixed ability group of students on the autism spectrum
  • Will want to get involved in any extra-curricular activities or enrichment events that take place within the school
  • Will be willing and able to liaise effectively with a multi-disciplinary team including Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapists
  • Will be committed and dedicated to the role in order to provide continuity and predictability for the students

For additional information about this post, please contact Sarah Milner immediately on 0115 8456409 or alternatively email

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.

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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