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Makaton Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant in Maidenhead

  • CPD Opportunities
  • Immediate start
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression

At Teaching Personnel, we are currently recruiting for experienced SEN Teaching Assistants in Maidenhead. The core aim of the school is to increase pupil’s independence, social competency and prepare them for adult life by learning essential life skills.

In this SEN Teaching Assistant role you will be required to support SEN pupils very closely, either on a 1:1 basis or in small groups. It is your job to maintain students behaviour, encourage them to enjoy lessons as well as support then in progressing socially, emotionally and physically. Ideally, as an SEN Teaching Assistant you will have previous experience using PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) as well as Makaton and/or BSL (British Sign Language).

This Special Needs Schools based in Maidenhead caters for primary and secondary pupils that have a range of needs, including Autism (verbal and non verbal). The school is dedicated to improve the students all round needs including their academic, social, emotional, physical and communication needs. The school is led by a very built up and successful SLT which is proven in their 'Outstanding' Ofsted that they received last year.

If you live in Maidenhead,or can easily travel to the Maidenhaed from surrounding regions and you feel like you are a candidate who has 1 or more of these qualities, or simply want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Nicole Totterdell on 01189 071 531 or email

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

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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