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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEMH
  2. South Yorkshire
Date posted : 24/04/24
  1. Flexible Working
£83 - 95 per day

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Role: Teaching Assistant

Full-Time Position - Monday to Friday (part time roles are also available)

Salary: £83 – 100 per day

Location: Barnsley (South Yorkshire)

A team of passionate educators in Barnsley are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants!

Ignite your passion for transforming lives at a specialised institution for pupils ages 5-16 with social, emotional, mental health needs. In this role you'll contribute to a positive and supportive learning environment, providing SEN pupils with stability in their education. The role is very suited to those with experience in care and support work.


  • Provide one-on-one and group support.
  • Assist in implementing individualized education plans.
  • Contribute to a positive, inclusive atmosphere.
  • Collaborate with teachers and staff to create an optimal learning environment.
  • Aid in classroom activities and organization.
  • Support students in developing social skills and positive behaviour to assist them inside and outside of the classroom.


  • Though part time roles are available, Monday to Friday availability is preferred.
  • Passion for supporting children with complex needs.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • A strong understanding of autism and related behaviours


  • Relevant experience in education or support work
  • Additional training in supporting pupils with SEN needs.
  • Moving and handling training would be advantageous.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual looking to make a positive impact on the life’s pupils with special needs, we encourage you to apply.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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