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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant required for a secondary school in Salisbury.

  • Supporting identified pupils and pupils on the Autistic Spectrum (ASC) on a 1:1 basis
  • 12 month temporary position starting in September, with the potential of securing a permanent position dependent on funding.
  • Typical earnings of £1100-£1200 per month depending on experience.
  • Previous experience working with students with Special Education Needs is essential to be considered for this position.

With a recent resignation in the schools support department and a number of students with Special Educational Needs joining the school in September, the SENCO at our client Secondary school would like to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant as a matter of urgency.

The SENCO wishes to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant who has experience working alongside students that have identified needs, students with ASC and children that show signs of challenging behaviour. The school have highlighted that the incoming SEN Teaching Assistant must be able to work alongside students, promoting positive learning and behaviour whenever possible and are able to help them make consistent improvements in class. The successful SEN Teaching Assistant must have a calming nature when working alongside students with SEN needs and be able to identify and defuse stressful situations before they escalate.

Within the schools latest Ofsted report, the school was judged as 'Good' with pupil behaviour being highlighted as 'Outstanding' making it the ideal school to enhance experiences working within secondary education.

To be considered for the upcoming position please send an updated CV to Mia via the link below or contact the Dorset & Wiltshire Secondary Branch for further information on the number below;

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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