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Learning Assistant

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**This post is term time only**

We are looking for a Learning Assistant to work within a Behaviour and Nurture unit in the Swadlincote area.

The School is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8 to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students also have mental health and therapy needs.

Students have personalised and individualized programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young person to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others.

The ideal candidate: 

  • Expereince with a range of SEN 
  • Knowledge of Makaton and PECs 
  • Able to work with students with very challenging behaviour 
  • Nurturing yet firm approach 
  • Available 5 days a week 

Why work for Teaching Personnel? 

  • GBP65 - GBP70 per day
  • The chance to have both full or part time work 
  • A dedicated SEN consultant 
  • The chance to gain additional CPD such as Team Teach and Autism Awareness


Please apply now with an up to date CV ensuring it details at least 6 years worth of career history and all your SEN experience. 

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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