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Moving and Handling Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant need to support pupils with Physical Disabilities

  • Do you want to promote the well-being and independence of young people?
  • Do you have a background in care or support work?
  • Are you comfortable providing personal care?

A large and well established special educational needs (SEN) school based in Slough urgently require a special educational needs teaching assistant (SENTA) full time. Experience is a bonus but is not essential as this school offers training opportunities and CPD courses.

•Previous Education, Psychology, Art, Music, or Sports graduates/trained professionals are desired but not essential

•Previous experience with 5 – 11 years old in any professional or home environment

•Experience with special educational needs is ideal but not essential – Physical disabilities (Wheelchair and mobility needs) - and trained in Moving and Manual Handling.

•Passion for working with children and enjoys being part of their development

•Willing to learn, adaptable and able to take on new challenges

This school based in Slough has state of the art facilities in sports, music, art and outdoor education and therefore is looking for staff who can bring out pupils true potential within these specific areas. Having said this they are also looking for staff that are good all-rounders in core subjects such as Literacy, Numeracy and Science at KS1/KS2 level.

This school offer a selection of training for their staff including Team-Teach, moving and handling, basic first aid and health and safety.

If you live in Slough, or can easily travel to Slough from surrounding areas 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 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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