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Secondary Teaching Assistant job, Plymouth

Job description

Teaching Personnel are recruiting an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within a SEN school in Plymouth. The role is to start in May 2019 and will be long term until the end of the academic year with the potential of going into September 2019. It is to work on a 1:1 and small group basis with secondary aged children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm, term time only.

Our school caters for secondary aged pupils with social and emotional difficulties and who are not in mainstream education. Most of the children have severe depression and anxiety so experience in supporting pupils with mental health difficulties.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have experience of working with pupils with SEMH difficulties or other SEND experience.
  • Must have a NVQ Level 3 qualification in a child related subject or Health and Social Care.
  • Has supported or written EHCPs or other support plans.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with parents, carers and other multi-agency partners.
  • Will have experience working with pupils who are secondary aged.

We can offer you:

  • Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice - ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP Tokens - supporting national children and education charities through your direction

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 children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley 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 teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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