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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant wanted in Penzance!

  • Are you an enthusiastic, inspiring learning Support Assistant looking for a new role?
  • Do you have experience in SEN education?
  • Do you have specific experience working with children with autism
  • Are you qualified or have experience working in a School Environment?
  • Are you located close to Penzance or happy to drive?

We have a new opportunity for a SEN TA to work alongside a professional Senco and group of Teachers in providing the best start to education for children.

Working with Teaching Personnel will provide you with a schedule that fits to your availability, and a competitive pay rate, earning GBP60 per day. As well as this, you also have the chance to gain invaluable experience within the institution, and have the chance to extra training throughout.

To qualify for this you will need to have:

  • A passion for education and encouraging children to develop.
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with children, either in small groups or 1:1.
  • Work to your own initiative with confidence both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Previous School/Health care experience/Youth work/Sports coaching is desired.
  • Experience working 1:1 with children with autism.
  •  A DBS Child workforce only registered with the update service (or be willing to gain one)
  • A full Driving License.

As behaviour management will be a big part of your job, experience or training within this sector is essential. This could be:

  • Providing constant positivity throughout the lessons
  • Building a strong relationship with a student
  • Assisting them with their task but allowing them to be independent
  • Provide boundaries

Team Teach training is preferred but this can be offered with Teaching Personnel throughout the Summer Holidays alongside other CPD programmes.

All candidates must be able to provide two references from you most current schools or placements with children and must provide a DBS check registered to the update service or be completed via application at a cost of GBP44.00. Safeguarding is a priority at Teaching Personnel and therefore all candidates will be vetted to the highest standard.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you;

Call on… 01872 250120


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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