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SEN Support Assistant

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Job description

We are searching for an experienced SEN Support Assistant to support a child in Early Years at a School in Durham.

The school are looking for a strong Teaching Assistant, who has experience with challenging behaviour and also a background in understanding Special Education Needs. The role is to to start on Monday 6th January 2020 for at least 1 term (funding dependant). If you would like to work in a school that provides a welcome and secure environment allowing pupils to have the opportunity to succeed and learn and uphold British values in tolerance of different faiths and beliefs, please read on. Pupil achievement is good with an effective system in place to track progress of the school. 

Details about this role:

  • Full time role 
  • Temporary for 1 term, could be extended dependant on funding
  • Supporting an EYFS pupil on a 1:1 basis who can display challenging behaviour
  • Competitive salary, earn up to GBP340 per week
  • CPD opportunities offered throughout the year

In order to apply for this role you must –

  • Experience supporting pupils who display challenging behaviour
  • EYFS Curriculum knowledge is required
  • Be available from 6th January 2020
  • Be able to provide 2 good references
  • Have a DBS registered with the update service

If you want to work in a good School making consistently good progress year on year with a vibrant, welcoming team of staff we would like to here from you!

Benefits for you:

  • Excellent rates of pay 
  • Full time role, potentially for the year
  • On going support from your consultant in your career aspirations
  • Develop your Teaching skills whilst getting to know local schools
  • GBP50 referral bonus scheme available
  • Discounted CPD courses


Teaching Personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applying candidates will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate.

If you are interested in this position and think you have what it takes to succeed, scaffold and drive the educational outcome of children within SEN, do not hesitate to get in contact. Please contact Lee from the Tyne Tees Primary Branch on 0191 223 5070 or email an updated CV to

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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