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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants required for work in SEN schools across Hertfordshire

  • Opportunities to work in Outstanding SEN schools
  • SEN specific CPD training available
  • Day to Day, Short Term or Long Term contracts

Teaching Personnel are working with a number of SEN schools in Hertfordshire that have contacted us as they are looking to meet Teaching Assistants with special educational needs experience for day to day and long term contracts through to December 2016, with the potential for temp to perm appointment’s to be arranged for the right candidates by January 2017.

The role(s) involve supporting a Class teacher in varied class sizes from Key Stages 1through to 4. All the children have special educational needs, (ASC, MLD, SLD, SEMH, PMLD etc). Areas of needs are manifested in areas related to speech, language and communication difficulties and difficulties in relating to the outside world, managing their behaviour, as well as medical needs. Furthermore they may also need personal care assistance with tasks such as feeding, using the toilet and general classroom support.

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for a large number of Teaching Assistants, as there is an increased demand for support in Hertfordshire.

The ideal candidate will:

-Be available between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm

-Have prior experience working in a school environment

-Experience of working with children with special needs (SEN)

-A good work ethic, calm presence in the classroom, patience and a willingness to learn

Important Notice

It is essential that you are currently residing in the UK with right to work. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience working in SEN schools or Pupil Referral Units.

In accordance with our vetting process, it is essential that we are able to obtain a reference from schools that you have most recently worked with.

Due to the nature this position it is essential all applicants hold or are willing to apply for an enhanced child workforce DBS certificate on the update service.

To register for this or any other positions in Hertfordshire please contact Chloe on 01604 521215 or email your details

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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