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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

An exciting opportunity for an SEN Teaching Assistant to join a special needs secondary school in Sidcup has become available.

The school has most recently been graded as ‘good’ by Ofsted, and the report says that ‘staff feel valued, there is a culture of continual improvement’.

The school caters for children who have complex special educational needs and disabilities including those with verbal and non-verbal autism. They are looking for a learning support assistant who is dedicated and committed to improving the experience of 9 students in a key stage 4 class on a daily basis.

The role:

  • Full time, long term starting April 2021 or earlier if possible
  • Monday – Friday, 08:30am – 15:30pm, term time only
  • Support a class of students with complex needs, most of whom are non-verbal
  • Assist with toileting and feeding at break time where necessary
  • Provide support for sensory development
  • Work alongside speech and language therapists and occupational therapists
  • Enjoy engaging with friendly staff members and inspirational students
  • Make a difference in helping SEN students to achieve their full potential

The school are looking for someone who wishes to become a permanent member of staff after you have proven yourself working through the agency. Teaching Personnel will support your application for a permanent position and can offer a competitive pay rate until that point.

You will be eligible to attend all whole school CPD training sessions and whilst Teaching Personnel is your employer, we will contribute a pension and national insurance contribution for you.

To find out more about this job or working with Teaching Personnel, send a copy of your CV by email today.

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.

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