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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Primary Teaching Assistants Required to work with Special Education Needs in Gateshead

  • Are you experienced in working with pupils with Special Education Needs?
  • Looking for Short and Long Term Opportunities?
  • Do you have a passion for working within education?

Teaching Personnel are the UK's leading education staffing provider, a nationwide company, with a large, established local presence. We offer a vast amount of varied work to teachers every day; short term, day to day, emergency cover, medium term to long term positions and permanent placements. All of our teachers and support staff benefit from exclusive CPD courses through our CPD Academy.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants in Gateshead to work with Primary aged pupils with a range of Special Education Needs.

You must have:

- Previous experience with a range of Special Education Needs including Autism and Behaviour

- Ability to work in small groups and at times 1:1 with SEN pupils

- A calm, supportive and patient manner when working with children with behaviour problems

- Experience of working with a range of ages with a sound understanding of the curriculum

- Good literacy and numeracy skills

- Ability to create appropriate activities designed for various levels to aid childrens learning

- Capability to prevent disruption in the classroom by controlling behaviour of the pupil

Although having a Teaching Assistant Qualification is desirable, we will also accept those from a support/care background.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure (Child Workforce Only) via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

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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