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SEN Teaching Assistant (ASD)

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Job description

Are you interested in being a Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Mentor in a local special school?

Do you have a passion for working with children with Special Education Needs?

Are you up for a challenge that is undoubtedly rewarding?

If you have answered yes, then our Specialist SEN Branch is looking for YOU!

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a school in Leicestershire who are currently looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant / Behaviour Mentor.

The school:

They are a special school for students with ASD. social, Emotional and Attachment difficulties, Challenging Behaviour, and/or additional complex needs. The school provides a nurturing and therapeutic environment, with personalised educational pathways enabling students to achieve and reach their full potential. A positive, safe, therapeutic & nurturing environment which has a greater focus on smaller, more direct and attentive classes with a high ratio of experienced teachers & support staff is where you could potentially work.

This position is full-time, working with students in Key Stages 3 and 4 with Autism and challenging behaviour. Due to the nature of the position you must have strong behaviour management skills and able to adapt to any given situation.

The Candidate:

The Criteria for the position:

  • School-based experience in a similar role working with SEMH and/or challenging behaviour is essential.
  • Qualifications beneficial
  • Available full-time and Immediate start.
  • Enhanced Child Workforce DBS on the update service.
  • Youth/Community work experience advantageous.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include Team-Teach, Safeguarding, Autism Awareness and Moving & Handling
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • Competitive pay
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding the best employment opportunities for you
  • Access to myTP App which provides a range of online resources including an online diary

If you are interested in this role please call Anita on 0116 201 4500 alternatively email

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