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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant required to support pupils with Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) in an Accrington Primary School

  • Long-term / permanent work in a 'Good' Primary School
  • Experience working in a rewarding and fulfilling role
  • Opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge within the SEN & Primary sector

Teaching Personnel are working with a popular school in school in Accrington and the SENCo has approached us seeking to recruit an SEN Teaching Assistant to begin as soon as possible. The position is full-time, long-term with a realistic possibility of it becoming permanent for the right candidate. The role requires the Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 and small group basis with pupils aged between 5-11 with SLCN both in the classroom and in the schools provision unit.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Use of spoken language (e.g. grammar, sentence building and story building)

- Understanding of spoken language

- Knowledge and use of vocabulary

- Attention and listening

- Verbal reasoning/ problem solving skills

*Candidates with experience in Team Teach, PECS and MAKATON are highly sought after*

The school is a friendly welcoming school with a strong Christian ethos and strong links with the community of Baxenden. Their aim is to provide the best education for for their children and foster each child to achieve their potential. It is a 'Good' school as graded by Ofsted recently and is amongst the highest performing in the area, behaviour and attendance is excellent and the Senior Leaders are very supportive of tall the support staff.

I urge all Teaching Assistants interested in this position to please get in touch! Either give me a call on 01772 842 155 or e-mail me; - In addition you can view all our current vacancies and register with ourselves online at

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts must have an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate or be eligible to apply for one via the Criminal Records Bureau - Full assistance provided. (agy)
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