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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Graduate Scheme (SEN School & Pupil Referral Units)

Full time - Long term


  • Are you a graduate in Education, Child Development, English, Maths, History, Sports, Psychology or Drama ?
  • Are you looking to kick start your career in the Education Sector ?
  • Would you like to have a paid opportunity to try teaching in a school setting even with minimal experience before taking a step further to potentially become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant or a Qualified Teacher ?
  • Are you currently living/commuting to Leicester ?

If you can answer yes to all of the above, you may qualify for our Graduate Scheme, aiming to help Grads step a foot in the Education Sector by working as a Support staff within one of our Partner SEN Schools in or around Leicestershire.

No matter where you are located, we can guarantee we will be working with schools close to home who are always growing their teams to work efficiently with their pupils, old and new, within mainstream and/or additional learning needs settings.

Applicants must:

  • Have graduated with a 1st, 2:1 or 2:2 degree in Education, Child Development, English, Maths, History, Sports, Psychology or Drama.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Hold a Child Workforce Only DBS registered on the Update Service (or be willing to apply for one - full assistance provided)
  • Provide two professional or character references.
  • Be available to interview and/or trial asap
  • Be living in Leicestershire and/or have plans to move to Leicestershire in the near future and/or be willing to travel to Leicester

Whether your aim is to work within Child Development/Psychology on the long run or to potentially undertake a PGCE to become a Teacher, we will be able to place you in an adequate role, involving support with children aged 3 to 11 within a full classroom setting, small group or one-to-one intervention.

Teaching Personnel can offer:

  • Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include: Team-Teach, Autism Awareness and Safeguarding
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • Competitive pay
  • myTP app which gives you access to a range of online tools including an online diary
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding the best employment opportunities

If you would like to apply for the Graduate Scheme, please send your up-to-date CV or alternatively call Anita on 0116 201 4500

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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