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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you have an interest in supporting primary students with special needs?

Have you already built up relevant experience through work and/ or academics?

Are you seeking a full-time role that will support you in your own professional development?

A fantastic opportunity has presented itself at a Primary school in Poole, supporting 2 students with SEN, Year 2 and reception class with the day being split between a morning and afternoon supporting each child.

The children's needs:

  • Communication, language and interaction support needed.
  • They also have cognition, learning & sensory developmental needs.
  • Enjoy physical activity and requires supervision during class and break time.
  • Following timetables throughout the day, time spent in class and in specialist sessions

The school are now looking for an experienced SEN teaching assistant to start in September 2019 with some handover work before commencing the role full time.

The school itself already has everything in place for the children so it will be a case of the new SEN Teaching assistant communicating with the SENCO and following the plan/ routines in place.

The SEN Teaching assistant role:

  • Working in the classroom and at workstations with an individualised curriculum created with support from both the Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist.
  • Interventions such as Social Skills, Speech, Life skills and Attention Autism.
  • Additionally, as the SEN Teaching assistant you are expected to make judgement calls for the child's state and are free to use the sensory room liberally.

The school are very clear about their staff retention policy and are always open to supporting their Teaching assistants and SEN Teaching assistants to progressing on their own career path.

If you are interested in this SEN Teaching assistant role then please apply with your CV.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £57.00 to £67.00 /day


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

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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