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Primary 1:1 Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Job description

Teaching Personnel is looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a primary aged child with learning difficulties. The successful TA will be supporting the pupil on a one to one basis, helping them with their learning and social development. The school is an SEN school based in Plymouth. They cater for children with autistic spectrum conditions, behavioural difficulties and social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

The role is full time- 8:30-3:30, Monday to Friday. It is also term time only.

The ideal candidate MUST:

  • Have a NVQ Level 3 minimum in Health and Social Care or similar
  • Be available immediately with ability to carry out a long-term role
  • Be passionate about working with children and supporting learning and welfare
  • Having a full, clean driving licence with access to a car daily is compulsory

Highlights of this role:

  • Full time TA position starting in September 2019
  • Pay between £285 - £325 per week depending on role and experience
  • Temporary, long-term position
  • Gain support and further experience working with the school's SLT

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

For those already fulfilling the role of a SEN TA in an alternative provision or perhaps a Youth Worker supporting young people, apply now with your latest CV for immediate consideration.

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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