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SEN Teaching Assistant

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1:1 Support

SEN Teaching Assistant


Teaching Personnel are working closely with schools in the South West Cornwall and are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 with a pupil near Penzance. The role will be supporting a child with SEN on a full time basis.

The schools are seeking somebody who has previous experience of working with children / vulnerable people and in particular anybody with experience of supporting SEN. This experience can be either professional or personal. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting the child with Literacy and Numeracy, as well as any other needs they may have within the day. You will be required to work to your own initiative and adapt and lessons that are set to suit their needs. You’ll be liaising with other professionals and parents in setting both academic and personal achievements and will work with the child to achieve these.

By being employed by Teaching Personnel, you will receive a range of benefits such as weekly, competitive pay, FREE Safeguarding & Prevent training and other CPD training at a discounted rate. You will have access to an online diary that allows you to block and morning. Afternoon or day off when needed and you will be supported by a range of experience consultants that will help you with any needs you may have yourself. We offer a GBP50 referral bonus for every successful person that you refer us to and a FREE CV writing service. Registering with Teaching Personnel is an excellent way to gain experience, qualification and confidence and either begin / continue a career within education. We work with over 70% of schools in Cornwall as well having branches across England and Wales, meaning that if you were to ever relocate, WE CAN STILL HELP!

To be considered for this role, or to find out more, email

All successful applicants are required to undergo strict vetting procedures. This will include us obtaining references from your most recent and then most relevant employer within the past 6 years, an enhanced Child Only DBS if you don’t already have one and an interview.

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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