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Primary Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside various primary schools in the Torpoint area. The Primary schools are looking to recruit specialist SEN Teaching Assistants who are passionate about the development of children. The majority of schools we work with also offer the opportunity to become a permanent member of staff at the school.

The schools we support have a range of SEN which includes Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties and Speech and Language Delay. You will need to be the flexible individual and be prepared to work in different areas across the schools, supporting pupils with a wide range of additional needs. 

As the successful candidate you will be strong minded and have high interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of meeting the social, emotional and mental health needs of young people with Special Educational Needs.

 The ideal candidates for this provision will have:

  • Experience working with children or young people with challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties in schools
  • Confidence and resilience to support challenging behaviour

Our COVID process:  

Weekly symptom free self-certification app
Pre-screening processes before each booking is confirmed
Prioritisation for schools local to you
School Risk Assessment/COVID-19 policy provided to you prior to attending schools

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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