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SEN Teaching Assistant in Cosham

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are the UK's leading Education provider, and we are recruiting for Teaching Assistants to support within Special Educational Needs schools in the Portsmouth area.

The SEN schools consist of small classes of between 6 - 10 pupils in each class, along with a class Teacher and approximately 3 Teaching Assistants to support. Your role will be to assist the class teacher with carrying out lesson plans according to the class curriculum, and there will be group work as well as 1:1 sessions to provide focused learning time.

There is a variety of additional needs within the schools, which will include Autism, ADHD, Speech and language difficulties, PMLD and challenging behaviour.

As the successful applicant, you will need to:

  • Have previous experience working within a special needs setting
  • Have obtained a minimum of GCSE grades A-C in Maths and English
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and get involved in all class activities

You will need to have a bubbly personality, with the ability to use your own initiative and demonstrate resilience, as you will be working within a variety of situations.

School hours are between 08:30 to 15:30 each day, and we are able to offer flexible working, should you only be available for part of the week.

You will be welcome to spend a voluntary day in the school, upon undergoing and completing a mandatory vetting process. If this role closely matches your skills and experience, please apply by sending your CV and a brief cover letter.

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