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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

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. 

Our specialist Hampshire SEN branch are currently seeking hardworking, empathetic and committed Teaching Assistants to carry out daily, short, long term and temp-to-perm assignments in SEN and SEMH Schools in and around the Portsmouth, Havant & Waterlooville and Gosport areas.

We have opportunities available in various SEN settings including primary SEN/SEMH, secondary SEN/SEMH and through schools which cater for a variety of needs.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong ability and skills to keep students involved and "on track"
  • Excellent support and motivational skills
  • Previous experience working with SEMH needs
  • Flexibility to adapt to unique situations and requirements
  • Team Teach experience (although this will be provided via on job training)
  • An outstanding track record being reliable, professional, hardworking and punctual
  • Hold a current enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to apply for a new one

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the leading Special Needs Education staff provider in Hampshire. It is also a chance to make a real difference to the lives of pupils and students in our schools, many of which have previously experienced difficulty in sustained learning within a mainstream provision.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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