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Learning Support Assistant

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Exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to support pupils with additional needs. 

  • Full time (school hours)
  • Working across Key Stage 1 - Key Stage 5
  • Supporting pupils with special needs
  • Immediate start position


Teaching Personnel are working with an SEN School local to Basildon, Essex, seeking a full time Teaching Assistant to join their team. The school caters for pupils aged 5-19 years with Special Needs (SEN). 

You will be working as a class based Teaching Assistant. This will involve supporting the teacher with the lessons and helping pupils with their work. You will also be required to support children on a 1-1 basis and will be responsible for behaviour management and providing emotional support. 

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, pro-active person who has a real passion for supporting children with behaviour/ SEN. Experience in a school setting isn't required, but you should have some experience working with children with special needs. You must be a confident and resilient person.

You must have a minimum of GCSE Maths and English (C or above) and ideally will be Team Teach trained (Teaching Personnel can assist you with this). 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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