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SEN Assistant

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Job description

We are seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, to work within our client primary schools across York on a flexible basis. This role will entail supporting pupils with a variety of SEN, including moderate to severe learning difficulties.

The candidates we are recruiting for will need to obtain relevant qualifications (ideally a Child Care, Education or Teaching Assistant certificate, diploma or degree) and have SEN experience.

Classroom experience or former experience of working with pupils at primary level is desired. We require an individual who can support pupils with SEN and generate creative new ideas for how to provide effective support for specific SEN. You will need to be calm, patient and hold the ability to form excellent relationships.

Your role will include working with SEN pupils across our client schools on a 1:1 and group basis. You will need to work in conjunction with staff, parents and outside agencies in order to provide the best support for each pupil.

With over 5,000 schools choosing Teaching Personnel for staffing, intervention and supply cover needs, we really do offer you choice and variety. Please apply now to avoid disappointment!

Teaching Personnel can offer:

  • Your own specialist Recruitment Consultant, who is committed to supporting you during your journey with Teaching Personnel
  • Competitive weekly pay, based on qualification, experience and the nature of the role, paid directly through PAYE, with no umbrella companies
  • Annual Teaching Assistant of the year awards
  • Access to your own personal online portal, complete with an interactive online diary so that you can manage your bookings and availability from your PC, laptop or smartphone
  • Access to our CPD Academy, with FREE and subsidised training courses, including a large variety of online training as well as regular Team Teach Moving & Handling training days

The CPD Academy is an online portal where you can browse and book the most relevant up to date CPD courses available. It also has a number of other tools outlined below that are designed to support your professional development and make working through Teaching Personnel a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

  • View and book online CPD Courses through New Skills Academy
  • Download lesson resources to support you on your school assignment
  • Update your work diary
  • View and book Face to Face CPD Courses
  • Update your CV with new skills and experience
  • Upload and edit your personal statement
  • View our Interview and Trial Day Preparation Guide
  • Visit our online bookshop
  • View your payslips
  • Store your CPD course certificates and build a professional development portfolio

'I have only been working for Teaching Personnel for a few weeks but I have had plenty of work during this time. I explained that I needed full-time work and within a few days, i received the hours and days i requested. My contact workers are always available for me to discuss my concerns and worries and they are always willing to help. They provide me with plenty of support and encouragement. So far i have felt a valued member of the TP team.'

- Specialist Teaching Assistant, York

Roles are coming in every day, but to be considered, you must be registered! Please contact Molly on 01482 908010 to register now!

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.

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