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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching assistants with SEN experience required In the Milton Keynes Area

  • Opportunity to work in an Outstanding SEN school
  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to CPD academy

If you are a conscientious, empathetic and experienced TA / HLTA / Learning mentor / Care worker who enjoys working with young people on the Autistic spectrum, there are opportunities to work within alternative provisions and special schools across Milton Keynes

You would be working on a flexible basis with a variety of age groups and abilities of pupils as the centres we work with cater for pupils from KS1 to KS5. The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable who has experience working with children and young people on the Autistic spectrum. Experience with PECS, Makaton or BSL would also be desirable.

The role requires experience of working within Alternative Provisions with a particular focus on Special Schools and pupils working on a Sensory curriculum. Therefore we are also looking for people who can build excellent relationships with children and young people who need consistent one to one care, who can use a variety of methods to communicate with young people and promote autonomy and independence. Although we are looking for experience in this area, supporting qualifications such as Autism awareness, Support work and Moving and Handling would be beneficial.

We can offer our staff the opportunity to gain a further understanding of working in the SEN sector as we provide regular courses that prepare you for working with a variety of additional needs that will be certified upon completion. These include; Autism Awareness, Team Teach and Moving and Handling

Teaching Personnel Northants and Counties SEN branch is staffed by experienced consultants who are qualified educators. Thus we are committed to paying our supply staff competitively.

If you have any queries about the opportunities we have to work within ASC provisions across Milton Keynes or other surrounding areas and seeking opportunities to work with SEN, please give the Northants and Counties SEN team a call.

Telephone 01604 521215 or email

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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