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Personal Care Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant required in Barnsley for Personal Care

  • The chance to be a mentor in a rewarding role
  • Competitive daily rate between £55-75 dependent on experience
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities including moving and handling and team teach

Are you looking for a new opportunity in an SEN environment and are you interested in furthering your career?

We are looking for individuals who have the drive and passion to assist pupils with additional needs at a school in Barnsley. The pupils have complex needs from moderate to severe learning difficulties that will require very specific assistance with personal care and academic support with learning.

As a learning support assistant (LSA) you will be required to provide specific support, dependant on the individual pupils, deal with the personal care and comfort of pupils as required in relation to health, hygiene, toileting and administering of medicines and who can build up a rapport with the pupils to promote inclusion.

An experience within a school and direct experience working with children is desired but not essential as we also look for in background knowledge in areas such as social care and youth work. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with Autism is highly desirable as is an understanding of the complexities related to the behaviour in this condition.

Teaching Personnel are committed the safeguarding and well-being of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service and register with the update service.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and are available to work then we would love to hear from you. Please call Sarah Franks your SEN specialist on 0114 241 3342 or email me on
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