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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
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Job description

Northamptonshire school requires SEN Teaching Assistants

  • Competitive rate of pay depending on experience and training
  • Temp-To-Perm options
  • Part time and Full time positions available

At Teaching Personnel, we are currently recruiting for Teaching Assistants in Northampton.

We are working closely with a school that caters for primary and secondary aged pupils with Autism and associated needs including physical disabilities, behavioral difficulties and medical conditions.


• Supportive staffing

• Progressive career opportunities.

• Outstanding OFSTED report

• Excellent facilities, including access to a Speech and Language Therapist

• Competitive salary based on training and experience

Ideal Candidate:

• Familiar using either PEC’S, Makaton or BSL (not essential)

• Trained in Team Teach (not essential)

• Confident working with children 1:1 or small groups

• Confident supporting another member of staff.

• Hands on and not afraid to get stuck in

The position is within this SEN school and would be challenging but highly rewarding. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with and Autism is highly desirable but not essential.

We require candidates to apply who are passionate in assisting children with Special Educational Needs to access the curriculum. The school is particularly keen to have candidates who are proactive, empathetic, engaging and creative.

Should you require any additional information about this exciting opportunity or indeed to apply for the position, please contact your SEN specialist consultant Sam on 01604 521215 or by email at

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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