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SEN & Behaviour Specialist Support Worker

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SEN & Behaviour Specialist Support Worker

Opportunities for Permanent Contract Directly with the School.


Our Specialist SEN Branch here at Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a client independent school based in Penarth. The young people within the school have difficulty learning as a result of their emotional, social and behavioral difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Asperger’s Syndrome. The school itself is a co-educational independent special school that offers day and residential placements for students aged 7 – 19. 

Our students have difficulty learning as a result of their emotional, social and behavioral difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). If you are looking for a challenging role then this is definitely the role for you!

The ideal candidate:

  • Psychology and sport graduates
  • The ability to use your initiative in situations that may faze others
  • The right personality including being approachable
  • Military or police personnel looking for a new challenge
  • Positive role models.

Worried that you do not have relevant experience? Do not panic – the school operates on a “right-fit” basis. They tend to look for relevant candidates with the right personality over specific experience.

The school helps develop young people’s emotional wellbeing and social skills. The aim is to develop students to be effective learners so they are able to cope better with the things they find challenging.  To do this, they focus on establishing positive and healthy relationships, emotional wellbeing and developing social skills.


If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to explore then please get in touch with our Specialist SEN Branch here at Teaching Personnel on 02920 660270 alternatively, click on the link below and submitt your CV and we will get in contract with you. If this role is not for you then please do still enquire for work with us as we have a number of opportunities within Pupil Referral Units & SEN schools that may be of interest to 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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