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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Kickstart your year with a new career within a progressive forward thinking Autism Specialist School.

We are recruiting for a teaching assistant to work with pupils who have a statement of Special Educational Needs or social emotional and mental health needs. This is a challenging position that will require a resilient personality, however we will support you on your journey as a teaching assistant and aid you in your professional development with CPD and training to help you develop your career.

This is a full time position supporting secondary aged pupils supporting within our SEN school in the New Forest area. 

Training includes:

  • Safeguarding
  • MAPA - behaviour management
  • Prevent Duty 
  • Opportunity to complete a level 3 qualification

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting pupils to develop and improve their behaviour within the classroom
  • 1-1 and small group support with pupils 
  • Aiding pupils to access the curriculum and education
  • Find strengths of pupils and help them develop these areas
  • Supporting transition to evening residential care 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has some child care experience in any capacity - e.g schools, sports activities, care OR
  • Has experience supporting challenging adults in any capacity e.g care, prison, police 
  • If you have a relevant qualification this would be advantageous
  • Bubbly and upbeat personality
  • Resilient 

This role will also offer future progression opportunities.

If this sounds like you would would love to hear from you. Please click "apply now" email your CV or call us to discuss the role further. 

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

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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