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Makaton trained support assistant

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Job description

  • Do you have Makaton experience?
  • Are you available full time for a 1:1 support role

I am currently working closely with a school in Downham to provide a Makaton trained support assistant to assist the learning of a pupil in year 3. The school have expressed the need for a support assistant to work closely with a girl in year 3 who had Down's Syndrome. The school have made some progress on this child's speech through the use of Makaton, the SENCO would lie to continue this progress by providing 1:1 support as the girls vocabulary improves.

The school are looking for someone who has experience of multi sensory learning. The successful candidate will be require to work from 8.30 - 3.30 Monday to Friday with 25 hours dedicated to one particular pupil. The role starts immediately and the successful candidate can expect to earn between £300 and £400 per week dependant on experience.


  • Experience working with children with SEND
  • A current valid child workforce DBS on the update service or willing to apply for one
  • Confidence dealing with sensitive matters
  • 2 recent references

We would also like to hear from you if you meet any of the following;

  • Experience using Makaton
  • Experience supporting pupils with Down's Syndrome

At Teaching Personnel Ltd we are committed to providing high quality service to staff and schools. With over 70 branches our staff endeavour to find you work in your local area.

If you feel you would be well suited to this role, please click "apply now" and please call Lee at Teaching Personnel on 0207 593 3075.

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.

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