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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Support Assistants needed

Are you a Teaching Assistant with experience in the SEND sector?

Are you looking for either a part time or full time role within a local mainstream or SEN school?

With the COVID-19 crisis having a huge impact on the current academic year, many schools and provisions in Poole have turned their attention to preparation for next academic year and their staffing for September 2020.

As a result Teaching Personnel are extremely keen to speak to Teaching Assistants experienced in working with pupils with SEN such as ASD, ADHD, Learning Difficulties/Hearing Impairments and Challnging Behaviour.

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who would be interested in supporting schools on a long term, short term or Ad Hoc basis. 

Teaching Personnel also help people find permenant contracts in their local schools. 


While at the school your duties will include:

  • Support the class teacher in the delivery of the lessons
  • Support pupils with their learning on a 1-2-1 and small group basis
  • Assist pupils at break time with their lunch
  • Engage pupils in classroom and out-of-classroom activities
  • Work to the school's behaviour management policies

Minimum requirements:

  • Must have previous experience working with children with SEN
  • Fully enhanced DBS (on the Update service) - or be willing to apply for one
  • Be able to provide references
  • Right to work in the UK


Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. Since 1996 we have registered hundreds of thousands of teachers and classroom support staff who have chosen us to help them find work in UK classrooms.  

If you are interested in registering with Teaching Personnel to find work in the new academic year, please either apply with a copy of your up to date CV or register on our website. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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.

For details of our privacy policy, please see teachingpersonnel.com/privacy-notice

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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.

For details of our privacy policy, please see teachingpersonnel.com/privacy-notice

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