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SEN Learning support assistant Bedfordshire

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Job description

A purpose built SEN school in Bedford that cater predominantly for children with Moderate & Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism are currently seeking enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work with their students to help them to reach their full potential. The school is Ofsted rated 'Good' and has a fantastic & supportive Senior Leadership Team.

No experience or official qualifications are necessary; however, it would be desirable if you had some experience working with children or adults with Special Educational Needs, perhaps from working in a health and social care environment. We often find that the best SEN Teaching Assistants are those with a background in community work or those that have worked with vulnerable children outside of a classroom.

The ideal candidate will need to…

  • Be engaging and interactive
  • Be open to dealing with students that will display challenging behaviour
  • Display a willingness to adapt and change to a fast-moving environment
  • Work alongside members of Senior Leadership Team such as the head-teacher and deputy headIf you have previously worked with children in any capacity, either in a school or outside of the classroom then I would love to hear from you.
  • In return, Teaching Personnel can offer you…
  • A competitive daily rate of between £50-£70 (DOE)
  • The option to work across multiple sectors of education (primary, secondary, SEN)
  • On-going support from a Specialist Recruitment Consultant
  • Access to additional CPD courses and qualifications to improve your careerFor more information about this role, or registering with Teaching Personnel, please contact Heidi on 01604 521215 or email a copy of your CV.
  • In order to register with Teaching Personnel and be put forward for this or any other position, you will need to be cleared through our vetting process. This includes a face-to-face meeting, two graded references from previous employers, and a full DBS check.

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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