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Physical Needs Support Assistant

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Job description

Do you have previous experience working in a residential home? Are you considering a new role in January?

Teaching Personnel are seeking a teaching assistant to join a team of passionate staff based in an SEN school in the Andover area. Ideally you will have previous experience working with children and/or adults with physical disabilities.

You will be required to support pupils up to the age of 22 years old, who are in wheelchairs and require assistance within their classrooms and in their residential homes, based on the school site. This role will be highly challenging but will offer you great job satisfaction and sense of achievement.

Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals within this area is highly desirable, such as an understanding of the complexities related to this condition.

We require candidates who are passionate and inspiring individuals who will be committed to motivating and supporting pupils in their daily activities. An understanding and flexible nature is essential, and the school is keen to have candidates who are proactive, empathetic, engaging and creative. Candidates should use their personality to engage with these students. This is a fantastic opportunity to show what you can do and put your skills into practice, and show how you can positively encourage all pupils to overcome barriers to learning which will be extremely rewarding.

Should you require any additional information, please give us a call or apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to

If you know of a family member or friend who would be interested in this role, send us their details and you can benefit from our referral scheme!

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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