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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

Salary: GBP57 - GBP65 per day

Location: Penzance

Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a well established SEN school in the Penzance area and require a Special Educational Needs TA to work specialising in providing an adapted curriculum for children who have had a diagnosis of Learning Difficulties and Autism. The school are in need of full time and part time staff who are passionate about working with SEN children and developing a career in education.

Your duties will include:

  • Undertaking tasks set by the class teacher.
  • Supporting children within the class.
  • Building up rapport between yourself and the pupils.
  • Managing the classroom under the direction of the class teacher.
  • Supporting children with SEN ranging from mild to severe.
  • Working with small groups or 1:1.
  • Working in collaboration with other professionals.

To apply for this position, you will need:

  • Recent experience of working in a Mainstream classroom or experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEN).
  • A strong passion to enhance the development of pupils.
  • An approachable and positive attitude.
  • Hold relevant qualifications.
  • Ideally Team Teach Trained. (Not essential and can be completed within our company)
  • Be confident in working with small groups and 1:1.
  • Hold a current DBS on the update service or be willing to take one.

We have links with a number of Schools who have requirements for both short term and long-term cover. This is a great opportunity for Teaching Assistants who are looking to further their professional skills and development or to try a different avenue. We can offer you knowledge and experience in a wide range of settings, which will enable you to further develop and enhance your career goals. In addition to this, your personal consultant is a specialist in this field and will be more than happy to pass on the “tricks of the trade” to ensure you reach your full potential.

If this sounds like the new adventure you are looking for? Then please apply below

Teaching Personnel Benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Competitive pay rate 
  • Referral bonus
  • CPD Academy Training - Discounted
  • Safeguarding Training - Free 
  • Pension scheme enrolment
  • Flexible holidays
  • Professional CV Writing service 
  • A dedicated Consultant to support your application


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 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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