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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Location: Brighton

Role: SEN Teaching Assistant

Duration: Starting Feb 2021 till July 2021 at a minimum

Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm Monday to Fridays during school term time

Pay rate: GBP60 – GBP75 per day (paid on a weekly basis – negotiable dependant on experience and references)

Teaching Personnel are seeking medically trained or experienced staff to work as special needs teaching assistants for a Special Need School in Brighton.

The role will involve administering medication, specialist feeding, personal care and moving and handling support of children aged between 6-11 years old. We are encouraging applicants with the following training or experience:

• SEN Teaching Assistant

• Health Care Assistant

• Paediatric Care

• Nursing

• Makaton, PECS, TEACCH and/or sensory resources

• Moving and Handling

• Support Workers

• Early Years

• SEN Play Worker

The school has two departments for children with autism, severe learning difficulties and medical needs. The successful applicant will need to be confident working across both departments in classrooms supporting children with their learning and care. This is a great role for those with medical backgrounds who are interesting in working in special education as the school provide on-going training.

 You will have the following:

• Minimum 6 months relevant experience (stated above)

• Confidence supporting children with special needs 1:1

• Full-time availability

• A valid child DBS Certificate on the online update service (we can assist with your application)

• Residence in Sussex and access to a car

Please contact Chloe at Teaching Personnel on to discuss this 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 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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