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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel's Specialist SEN branch in Sheffield are looking for a number of Support Staff with ASD experience to work in a school setting close to the centre of Sheffield.

The successful candidates will have experience working with a child or group of children with ASD and complex needs and will usually be required to work full time (although part-time positions within the school are available) on an ongoing supply basis.ASD experience is essential.


Teaching Personnel are looking for a candidate who:

• Has experience working with a child or group of children with ASD within a UK school/childcare setting for AT LEAST 6 months within the last 3 years

• Has experience with PECS, Makaton and Team Teach (desirable but not essential)

• Is passionate about the role and is willing to go above and beyond to see the children succeed

• Can work in a variety of different settings - including on a 1:1 basis with a child or a group of children with SEN

• Is able to assist pupils with personal care and toileting


Teaching Personnel Requirements;

• All candidates must be energetic, motivated, with a commitment to show patience, adaptability and responsibility throughout the duration of your assignment.

• You must show initiative and the ability to work confidently on your own as well as being able to work as part of a large team.

• You must be able to provide referees who will be able to comment on your experience, suitability for the role and safeguarding from your last two working roles.

• Candidates will be appointed subject to an enhanced DBS check, children's barred list check and Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) checks.

• You MUST have ASD experience.


To be considered for this role or to discuss in more detail please contact our Sheffield branch on 0114 2413341 or send your up to date CV via the link below

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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