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Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a learning support assistant to work at a Special Needs School based in Bournemouth, which caters for children ages 3 - 19.

The school supports students with profound and multiple learning difficulties and multi-sensory impairments. As a learning support assistant you will be working 1-1 and in small groups with the students, supporting them in a number of subjects throughout the day such as music, arts, horticulture.

The successful learning support assistant will ideally:

- Be enthusiastic, driven and conscientious
- Have previous experience working with learning difficulties.
- Have awareness or experience using PECS, basic sign language or Makaton.
- Be comfortable with personal care as you would be expected to assist with feeding, washing and toileting for pupils of all ages.
- Excellent communication skills
- Hold a current DBS or be willing to apply for a new one through Teaching Personnel

Please contact Liv as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.

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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