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Part time SEN teaching assistant supply staff, SEN schools

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Job description

Learning Support Assistant staff required to work in several large SEN schools across the Woofdord, Woodford Green, Dagenham and ower Hamlets areas on a part time and day to day basis.

If you have experience supporting children or adults with special educational needs and are looking for part time work as a teaching assistant, this opportunity could be suitable for you. You will be working with children who have severe learning difficulties including non-verbal autism, down syndrome and some physical disabilities too.

These schools regularly use agency staff to cover absences due to sickness, training courses, trips, medical appointments, holiday, jury service and other planned absences.

For this kind of work you will need the following:

  • Experience of working with special needs, including mild to severe autism
  • An understanding of how to use PECs or Makaton is desirable
  • Any of the following training is desirable – PECs, Makaton, Autism Awareness, Moving and Handling, Multi-Sensory Impairment, Safeguarding, Team Teach
  • References from your previous employers
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK
  • Be able to work an 08:30am start and a 15:30pm finish each day

The benefits:

  • Variety of schools to work in, keeping your days interesting and diverse
  • Flexible working days – you can choose how many days per week you want to work
  • Opportunities to further your career in the SEN sector
  • CPD courses available at a reduced cost or free
  • Refer a Friend Scheme, which is available to all staff and offers a GBP50 bonus if you refer another member of support staff who then works for Teaching Personnel too

For further information or to apply to work with Teaching Personnel, send your CV to Dan today.

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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