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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

Salary: GBP57 - GBP65 per day

Location: Bristol

Our Specialist SEN branch here at Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a well established SEN school in the Bristol area who specialise in providing an adapted curriculum for children who have a diagnosis of Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism. The School are in need of temporary, full time and part time teaching assistants to work with pupils with a variety of needs. As you maybe aware of the countries in a difficult situation due to the coronvirus. However, this SEN School are still seeking TA's to help support on a day by day basis. This could be down to the children being classed as vulnrable or children who have parents who are classed as key workers. 

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. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates to gain expereince working with various SEN needs on a full time or part time basis. 

Your duties as a Teaching Assistant will include:


· Undertaking tasks set by the class teacher.

· Supporting children within the class.

· Building up rapport between yourself and the pupils.

· Managing the classroom under the direction of the class teacher.

· Supporting children with SEN ranging from mild to severe.

· Working with small groups of 1-2-1.

· 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) in an educational setting.

· A strong passion to enhance the development of pupils.

· An approachable and positive attitude.

· Hold relevant qualifications.

· Ideally Team Teach Trained. (Not essential)

· Be confident in working with small groups and 1:1.

· Hold a current child work force DBS on the update service or willing to take one.

We have links with a number of SEN Schools who have requirements for both short term and long-term cover. This is a great opportunity for Teaching Assistants who are looking to further their professional skills and development or to try a different avenue. We can offer you knowledge and experience in a wide range of SEN settings, which will enable you to further develop and enhance your career goals. In addition to this, your personal consultant is a specialist in this field and will be more than happy to pass on the “tricks of the trade” to ensure you reach your full potential.

If you're interested in applying for the role, please contact Connor.

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

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