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SEN Learning Mentor - Outside the classroom learning

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Job description

  • Are you looking for a rewarding career change?

  • A fresh and exciting job role, which is different every day?

  • Or you want to build experience in the education sector?

Well then Teaching Personnel could have the job for you.

A school in Plymouth is currently looking for a candidate to fill an SEN Teaching assistant role. Working full time Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Term times only.

You would be assisting with the learning and development of students, whereby you would work closely with teachers to help with topics they are learning. Also you would help develop social and emotional skills, through the use of constructive activities, like P.E. swimming, trampolining, climbing or outdoor walking. Working in a vital role with the student, you would be able to hold great responsibility with the planning of daily learning and activities.

As you would be working in a 1:1 or small group setting, it would be beneficial to have backgrounds in any of the following:

  • Outdoor education
  • Teaching/teaching assistant/nursery
  • Social work
  • Youth work
  • Support work
  • Health care/care work

If any of the above applies, please look into this role!

Successful candidates:

  • Preferably NVQ Level 3 or higher
  • Relevant experience
  • Enthusiastic and a great can do attitude
  • Calm and empathetic manner
  • Good behavioural management
  • Full Clean UK driving license

Why choose TP?

  • Competitive daily rates - Payed on a weekly basis. Skills, experience, flexibility and availability considered.
  • Become a member of an excellent network which offers connections to many other schools and opportunities.
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • myTP - A great digital service where all your admin is in one place (Payslips, diary, etc.)
  • Safe working practice - Looking after you
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP Tokens - Support towards national children and educational charities
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In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Ethan on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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