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SEN Behaviour and Physical Disabilities TAs required

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Job description

I am currently working with a large, modern, well-resourced academy, providing for 252 pupils with profound, severe and complex needs in a semi-rural setting. Pupils at the school are aged between 2-19 years. The school are committed to pupils and families to deliver personal and academic progress for each individual whilst they are at school. This is a vibrant, positive school full of energy and is a fun place to work and learn. A fully inclusive school, pupils are taught by a specialist team of teachers and support staff.

The school are looking for robust and diverse TA’s who have the flexibility to move between SEN requirements such as PD and SEMH across all age groups on a bank staff basis. In addition to classroom based support you will also be required to engage with pupils offsite as well; this includes swimming lessons, trips to the local farm and school outings. One of the most fundamental aspects of working in this school will be the ability to assist with and provide personal care (toileting).

Ideal candidates will:


  • Assisting students with their educational and social development, on an individual and group basis
  • Providing support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Building and maintaining successful relationships with students, whilst treating them with respect and consideration
  • Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported
  • Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress
  • Must be comfortable with personal care (toileting)
  • Moving and Handling (incl. Hoists) beneficial but not essential
  • Have a good understanding about safeguarding and working with vulnerable children

Banks Supply Details:

  • ·         Supply Bank Staff – Hours 08:45am – 15:30pm
  • ·         SEN Teaching Assistant
  • ·         252 Pupils aged 2 – 19
  • ·         SEN – Profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • ·         Daily rate from GBP57 – 65 (depending on experience)

If you would like to find out more about the above position please e-mail your CV along with a cover letter to the details below.

All Candidates Must:

  • Be able to commit to working the hours specified above
  • Provide a child only workforce DBS on the update service or willing to pay for a new child only DBS (GBP44) and then subscribe to the update service (GBP13)
  • Have no recent criminal convictions/cautions.
  • Have a full original birth certificate, full driving licence and/or valid passport.
  • If you have been a resident for less than 5 years in the UK a right to work visa (non-EU) and a criminal background check from any country resided in for 6 months or more with in the past 5 years must be provided.


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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