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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant Portsmouth

  • Full time role
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Supportive team

Do you have a love for working with children? Do you enjoy supporting people/children with special needs? Then look no further! This could be your dream job!

Here at Teaching Personnel, I am working very closely with a school in Portsmouth who are looking to appoint an SEN Learning Assistant who will play a key role in individual and small group support for identified children with special educational needs. The successful individual will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and welfare of the assigned individual, ensuring they attain the targets set.

The school takes in children who are all statemented with SLD and some additional needs such as Autism and speech and language difficulties. This is a challenging, yet rewarding, environment where all learners have an equal opportunity to learn and work in a safe environment where staff work together to create a positive and warm, comfortable setting.

It is essential that the candidate for this role will have the ability to build a great relationship with both the children and teachers alike. Someone with previous experience of working in a busy school or care environment where team work and willingness to get involved is crucial to the role and also to the learning and development of the pupils within the school.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.

• Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with outside agencies.

• Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve.

In return, Teaching Personnel can off you…

• Excellent rates of pay

• Weekly pay

• A dedicated consultant

• Ongoing CPD and training

• Cash rewards for referrals

• Prospects of further long-term work

If this sounds like the next step in your career then please send your CV to or give us a call on 02380 836648.

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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