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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

  • Are you interested in working with SEN children?
  • Do you want to make a difference in young peoples work?
  • Do you want be part of Outstanding, dedicate and supportive team?

We are looking for Support Worker to support in a primary school in the Launceston area for pupils who experience severe or profound difficulties in learning. The school require a support worker to match their ethos and values , so the ideal support worker would have:

  • A patient, and enthusiastic personality
  • Experience of working with SEN environment particularly with experience severe or profound difficulties in learning including Autism
  • A strong ability to develop relationships and rapport with both pupils and parents.

Your role as a Support Worker at the school would be to work on a 1:1 basis or with small groups in order to assist with their learning, de-escalate situations or provide a nurturing role to the pupils. You will be helping the pupils gain skills in education and social aspects.

The school is located in the Launceston area of Cornwall but has limited transport links.

If this seems to be the role for you, here is what we can offer you when you work with Teaching Personnel.

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program and FREE Safeguarding and Prevent training
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • 13 weeks off per year.
  • An easy to use online diary

If you feel this would be the Support Worker role for you or you would be interested in a similar role, then email

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.

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