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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

Location: Bodmin

Teaching Personnel are currently working with schools around Cornwall and are looking to recruit a TA to work 1:1 with children who have a diagnosis of Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism. The school are in need of a full time Support Assistant to work on a full time basis across the KS1 board.

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.

Your duties will include:

•             Working under the direction of the teacher and supporting them throughout the day

•             Assisting the children in small groups and 1:1 with the tasks set by the teacher

•             Building up a good rapport between yourself, the teachers and the children.

•             Supporting children with SEN ranging from mild to severe.

•             Working in collaboration with other professionals such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and other health care professionals.

To apply for this position, you will need:

•             Recent experience of working in a Mainstream classroom/or experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEN)

•             A strong passion for education and motivation to demonstrate this within your role

•             An approachable and positive attitude.

•             Hold relevant qualifications

•             Have good Behaviour Management

•             Hold a current DBS on the update service or willing to take one.

If this sounds like the new adventure you are looking for then please get in touch and ask for Shannan on 01872 250 120. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV to

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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