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Primary Teaching Assistants - Plymouth & surrounding areas

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Primary Teaching Assistants - Plymouth & surrounding areas

(KS1 & KS2 SEN Teaching Assistants)

Would you describe yourself as caring, confident, versatile and passionate about working with special educational needs children? Are you looking for a Full time or Part time position to start after the Easter holidays? Well Teaching Personnel are now recruiting for all of the above!

As the second term is coming to a close, we are looking to recruit for SEN Teaching Assistants/SEN Learning Support Assistants/Support Workers. This will be to cover across our Plymouth and surrounding area schools.

What is required from you?

  • Previous experience in a support role within an education role
  • Have an NVQ Level 3 or above in Health and Social Care or similar
  • Full UK driving licence is desirable but not essential
  • Experience working with children with Special Educational Needs/SEN (Autism, Emotional Difficulties, Behavioural Difficulties or Learning Difficulties) or training in PECS/ Makaton/ BSL / Team Teach is desirable

Benefits for you:

  • Flexibility of hours (Choosing what time and day suits you)
  • Temporary positions with the potential to become permanent
  • Pay between £270 - £325 per week depending on role and experience
  • Working alongside supportive and respectful staff teams
  • Immediate starts available (To start after Easter)
  • Full time & Part time positions

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.

If you hold experience working with special educational needs children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Megan on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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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