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SEN Early Years Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A Primary School for Pupils with Special Educational Needs, from 2-11 years of age, is looking to take on extra staff in the new year.

Why apply?:

  • GBP65 - GBP85 per day dependent on experience
  • Full time PMLD Learning Mentor position lasting the Academic year guaranteed •
  • Excellent support and training on offer - Training in SEN includes Understanding Autism, PECs, Makaton, BSL
  • Supportive and well-established Senior Leadership Team
  • Gain experience in the education sector, supporting pupils with complex needs
  • Work in a new building, built for purpose, with excellent facilities
  • Convenient working hours, 8:30am - 3:30pm - Monday to Friday


The school aims to provide motivating, challenging and relevant education to all pupils with a range of disabilities, including Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). 


1)  Provide extra support in the classroom, to the pupils and the teacher, to ensure pupils are being given the best education.

2) Work from 8:30am until 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.

3) Carry out intervention sessions by working closely with the child on a one-to-one basis.

The school offers the following:

  • Individual Music Therapy Sessions
  • Dedicated Dance and Movement sessions

Communication, Language and Literacy:

  • Intensive Interaction
  • Write Dance Program
  • Objects of Reference
  • Touch Cues
  • Makaton
  • PECS

Physical development:

  • Rebound Therapy
  • Hydrotherapy Swimming
  • MOVE Program
  • Sensory Programs


The school offers high quality education to primary age pupils with a wide range of needs including moderate learning difficulties, communication difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders. The school follows the Foundation stage and National Curriculum, modified and differentiated to enable each pupil to develop their confidence and achieve their full potential. The school aims to develop the whole child intellectually, physically, aesthetically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

You must be available to interview and start working from September 2020

Please apply within or contact Fatima at Teaching Personnel on 02075933074 to be considered for the role or alternatively email your CV to the email 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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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