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Makaton/PECs Trained Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to appoint a number of Makaton/PECs trained SEN Teaching Assistants on a short term and permanent basis across primary and secondary schools.

These schools support pupils with aspects of their day to day life, working towards Education, Health and Care Plans. The use of Makaton alllows pupils to communicate with staff, including everyday tasks such as learning at school.

Experienced using Makaton/PECs in professional or personal life will allow applicants to transition into the schools, enabling Learning Support Staff to communicate with pupils straight away using signs and symbols.

We are currently looking for applicants who are available immediately and can work in full, part and day to day positions. These roles will be from Monday to Friday and will commence during the school hours.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • We can provide ongoing training through our CPD Academy, including Team-Teach, Safeguarding and Autism Awareness
  • A dedicated consultant who seeks the best employment opportunities for you
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Gold standard Safeguarding and Vetting checks

If you are interested in this role, please contact Anita on 0116 201 4500 or alternatively please email

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.

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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