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SEN Teaching Assistant | Cardiff

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SEN Teaching Assistant | Cardiff


Teaching Personnel are currently working in partnership with a fantastic special educational school in Cardiff. We are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to support various children aged 3-19 years old on a 1:1 basis. This school is extremely well reputed, with excellent facilities and broad links to various external agencies and the wider community. Someone who is ambitious to develop, and keen to make an impact would fit in well here.

As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties within a dedicated special educational needs school. You will work closely with the respective class Teacher, Teaching Assistants and relevant external agencies to implement and support the delivery of the pupils IEP, modifying it accordingly as you go along. You will support the children to feel confident in learning, in their ability and inspire them to maintain a positive approach to education. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to develop their skills. Relevant training will be provided from both the school Leadership team, and relevant external agencies. This role is well suited to someone who is able to work intuitively, who has a genuine desire for supporting those with Special Needs, and who wants to have a positive impact in moulding young minds.

In order to apply for this job you need to have;

  • Proven and relevant experience of supporting children with Special Educational Needs, particularly Autism/behaviour support
  • Excellent knowledge and practise of supporting the delivery of the Foundation Phase Curriculum
  • The ability to demonstrate and promote positive behaviour
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • A strong work ethic, with a committed and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to undertake training


Should you wish to apply for this position, please send your current CV immediately. We are expecting a high volume of applications for this job, so please ensure that your CV details all of your relevant skills/experience and qualifications, as well as any other information that you feel will support your application. For enquiries, please call 02920 660270. 


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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