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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

At Teaching Personnel we provide a specialist SEN service whereby we support the needs of pupils with SEN in local schools. Although our schools value TA's with SEN experience, we work with a number of SEN schools who value a keen, proactive and supportive candidate who is willing to learn and has a passion for SEN.

You must be proactive and engaging, with a fun and upbeat personality, and the ability to think on your feet / work on your own initiative.

The role of an SEN Residential Assistant can be demanding and challenging at times, given the severe needs of some of the students, however it is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling job roles if you have a passion for working with young people who require that extra level of care and support. We are therefore looking for a special type of candidate who has the ability to not only create a safe and warm learning environment but who can engage the young people through varying means including sensory activities, learning through play, hydrotherapy and outdoor education. This may include sleeps too.

Some of the young people may exhibit challenging behaviours and you must therefore be confident in dealing with these behaviours if you wish to be considered.

It takes a really special person to support the needs of these wonderful children. If this is you, please send me a copy of your CV ASAP

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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