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Personal Care Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant Required in Harrogate

  • Committed to providing outstanding support for pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Experience of implementing Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Competitive pay rates of up to £80 per day

A specialist SEN School in Harrogate are currently seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to join their team on a full time, long term basis. The school caters for pupils aged 11-19 with a wide range of Special Educational Needs.

It will be your role to complement the professional work of teachers and others by undertaking work / care / support programmes, which enable access to learning for pupils and assist in the management of pupils and the classroom. As a Teaching Assistant it ill be your role to support pupils in the classroom or outside the main teaching area, including in the hydrotherapy pool. You will also make decisions using your initiative within established working practices and procedures.

You will be expected to use good common sense and initiative in all matters relating to:

- the conduct and behaviour of individuals, groups of pupils and whole classes

- the correct use and care of materials by individual and small groups of pupils

- the safety, mobility and hygiene and well being of the pupils

The successful candidate will assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans and Personal Care programmes (including meeting personal care and medical interventions needs of pupils). You will be required to work with pupils of any age within the age-range of the school and to work with pupils with the full range of SEN within the school.

You must be able to travel to the Harrogate area by car or public transport (the school is within walking distance of a local train station)

For more information or to apply for this role, please contact Rebecca on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the 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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