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Scarborough Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you have any SEN experience working with pupils in Primary, Secondary or SEN Schools?

Are you looking for a challenge and change in your career and want to make a difference?

If you are looking for a new challenge then sign up to work for the UK's Education Market Leader. With many SEN and Behaviour Schools signing to us exclusively, you can have work when you want!

Teaching Personnel's dedicated SEN team are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants, whether you are looking for long or short term work, full time or part time, Teaching Personnel can help secure the post for you. In particular, we are keen to recruit those with experience of working with children and young people with requirements including moderate, complex and severe needs including Autism, speech, language and communication needs and behavioural difficulties to work within one of our client SEN Schools.

We would like to speak to individuals who:

  • Can offer experience of working with children in the last 12 months, whether this is in an educational setting or child focused environment.
  • Hold at least 6 months previous experience of working within a special needs setting, in particular, those with moderate, complex and severe needs, including Autism.
  • Can offer specialist skills and training such as sign language (e.g. British Sign Language, Makaton, Sign-a-Long), PECS, Team Teach or Moving & Handling.
  • General Teaching assistants with SEN experience.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with several Local Authorities on the framework providing quality staffing provisions throughout the region.

The successful candidate will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working with children with high dependency and severe learning disabilities
  • Have empathy, patience and the drive to make a difference
  • Capability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour or complex learning difficulties
  • An observant and responsive approach
  • A positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude.

For all applicants we offer:

  • Highly supportive, committed and hardworking Consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs specific to your local LEA.
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development, as well as competitive rates of pay and weekly pay days.
  • We will offer the successful candidate a stimulating and supportive working and learning environment.
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools and alternative provisions.
  • Recommend a friend Bonus with a £50 reward for each successful referral- unlimited.
  • Variety of assignments in schools of your choice.
  • Ongoing CPD and support with FREE accredited courses.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply now with your CV and our team will be in touch with you shortly, or please call Kerry Fowler on 01482 908020. Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks your application has been unsuccessful.

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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