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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant wanted in St Austell.

Location: St Austell

Our Special Educational Needs team at Teaching Personnel are currently looking to recruit the perfect Teaching Assistant to work across the key Stages on a 1:1 or small group basis with children of varied additional needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for psychology graduates, youth workers, Sports coaches, residential support workers and experienced individuals who are passionate about working with SEN children. Any other relevant experience or qualification will be considered so please do get in touch to discuss this further.

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting the students with their daily tasks both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Working under the direction of the teacher to support them in class
  • Building up good relationships with teachers and students
  • Managing the classroom when needed
  • Supporting children with SEN ranging from mild to severe.
  • Working alongside the designated SENCO

To apply for this position, you will need:

  • Recent experience working within an education sector
  • A passion for teaching
  • An enthusiastic approach to education
  • Hold relevant qualifications
  • Have under gone relevant training

If you would like the opportunity to work as a Learning Support Assistant then please call Teaching Personnel. As well as this role we also have a large number of other vacancies and would love to hear from you.

Teaching Personnel pride itself in their safeguarding measures and therefore to be able to register with us you will need, references from your two most recent employers and a DBS registered on the Update Service (we are able to assist you if you need to apply for one)

If this sounds like the new adventure you are looking for, please get in touch and ask for Shannan at your earliest convenience. My email address is or call on 01872 250123

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 date.

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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