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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Would you like to be involved in making a difference to young people’s minds? Are you dedicated and hard working with a passion for supporting?

We are looking for a part-time Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to work in Bude with pupils who have learning difficulties, behavioural problems or physical or sensory disabilities. Many of our young people have had a reluctance to engage in education and we are looking for TA’s to change this. We would like you to encourage them into learning so having a good imagination, creativity and a positive problem solving approach is essential as this will provide new incentives to lea

Being a SEN TA is both challenging and rewarding and the role is likely to vary hugely on a day to day basis. The tasks which a SEN TA carries out can include:

  • Preparing materials, equipment and lessons
  • Assessing the individual learning needs and helping to build on this
  • Evaluating and reporting pupil's progress to teachers, carers, healthcare professionals and anybody else who helps them
  • Positively managing challenging behaviour and dealing with difficult situations
  • Liaising with parents, carers and other professionals who work with the pupils
  • Supervising activities such as local trips

Full training is given in many areas and additional training can be offered at discounted prices.

Job Types: Part-time


  • Level three qualification or higher


  • Driving License (Required)


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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