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learning Support Assistant

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Job description

We are currently looking for an organised, hard working individual who is interested in working as an SEN Teaching Assistant. Here at Teaching Personnel we offer great career opportunities within our friendly and supportive schools. You will be working with children and young adults who require extra support through learning, whether this is mental, physical or emotional needs.

Littledown is a special school which supports children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Littledown School is currently funded for up to 33 primary aged pupils (4-11years), with statements of Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHC). The school is also funded for 13 alternative provision places for primary aged pupils who are at risk of exclusion from a mainstream primary school. We aim to empower pupils with self-confidence, developing their ability to respect others and themselves. This empowerment will help pupils learn to manage their emotional and behaviour difficulties in a range of settings and situations.

Key aspects of working within the industry are creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment. You are there to help children to achieve their goals as well as supporting them within their daily routine.

Key Skills:-

  • Excellent communication
  • Organisation
  • Team working
  • Patience
  • Positive, enthusiastic worker as well as taking pride in your job role.
  • Enjoys a challenge

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

Should you require any additional information regarding SEN or indeed to apply for one of the positions we have available, please contact your SEN specialist Rose Allerton on 01189 071 531 or

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.

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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