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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEN Teaching Assistants recired to support within South Derbyshire!

  • Flexible full and part time work opportunities within Swadlincote, South Derbyshire.
  • Fantastic opportunities to work on a 1:1 basis and make a difference to a child's education.
  • Competitive rates of pay and on-going access to CPD courses including Team Teach, Autism Awareness, Moving and Handling, and many more.

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting SEN Specialist TA's who have a background in supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs to work across mainstream primary schools. We work with a number of schools across the Swadlincote area of South Derbyshire who require part time and full time support to work on a 1:1 basis with pupils across all years EYFS - Year 6 who have Special Educational Needs including Autism, ADHD and SEMH.

Ideal candidates will:

- Have good and recent experience in supporting specific or a variety of Special Educational Needs including Autism, Behaviour management difficulties (ADHD), Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH), Personal Care, or any other SEN.

- Be confident in supporting pupils with SEN and strive to engage in mainstream education through actively encouraging participation in school.

- Be good at building good and positive relationships to increase pupil confidence & self-esteem.

- Be flexible to support within the class and on a 1:1 basis outside of class when required.

- Be empathetic to the pupils requirements and implement boundaries where necessary.

To register your interest and to find out about SEN support opportunities, please contact Georgina Kirkpatrick on 0115 845 6405 or alternatively email

Registration is subject to an Enhance Child Workforce DSB registered to the Update Service, good references and a registration interview in branch. Please call for more information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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