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SEN Support Staff

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SEN Support Staff

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking an experienced support staff member to support children with Special Educational Needs within a mainstream school in the Chesterfield area to start in September 2020.

You will work with SEN students identified with ASC (autistic spectrum condition), children with mental health issues and children needing speech and language support, on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups and will contribute towards a purposeful learning environment by supporting classroom teachers in teaching and learning.

As some children may express challenging behaviour, we are looking for someone who can follow behaviour policies and additional training such as Team Teach may be beneficial for the role. The ideal candidate will have some experience of working with SEN and will have outstanding inter-personal skills... We have a leading CPD Academy to support staff members who wish to develop their skills further. 

The Role:

  • Offer 1:1 support both in and out of class.
  • You will need to take into account children's learning styles and what motivates them to stay engaged, using positive behaviour management.
  • Working in both KS1 And KS2
  • Helping teacher with various activities

The Ideal SEN Support:

  • SEN experience is crucial.
  • Have a good knowledge of behaviour management techniques, be patient and sensitive 
  • Strong ability to assist children with a wide range of learning abilities.
  • Full flexibility on travel and start times.
  • You will need to be patient and sensitive with the ability to encourage and motivate children as well as being able to work effectively in a team
  • Access to own car

Why Teaching Personnel?

  • Teaching Personnel work with schools all throughout the UK with both teachers and TA’s, you will therefore be exposed to a large network in your preferred area of work.
  • Regular feedback with access to relevant discounted CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses.
  • Regular communication with your consultant to help you find the best role for you.
  • Weekly pay through PAYE
  • Access to your own online portal where you can update your diary.
  • GBP50 refer a friend bonus scheme

If you have any queries or would like to know more information on the positions with us then please apply below or call in to the office on 0114 241 3340 or e-mail

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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