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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are urgently seeking an additional Teaching Assistant, to work with pupils on the Autistic Spectrum. The position will start ASAP, subject to passing our thorough vetting checks.

This position could be full-time or part-time, however please be aware that the role is initially temporary. If available full-time, you would be welcome to apply for a permanent post at the school following an initial introductory period with Teaching Personnel.

Your role will involve the following:

  • Supporting schoolwork under the supervision of the teacher.
  • Preparing learning resources.
  • Encouraging children's confidence, self-esteem, and independence.
  • Helping children understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.
  • Putting into practice individual education, social, behavioural, and personal care programmes.
  • Encouraging children to communicate with one another and with staff.
  • Providing feedback and assistance to teachers.
  • Supporting children in social activities and on outings.
  • Assisting children during therapy sessions.
  • Recognising signs of distress in children and offering reassurance.
  • Attending to pupils' physical needs.

Due to the location of the school, the successful candidate will have a Full UK Driving License and access to their own car.

Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced practitioner in social care or similar areas – call us now to see what we could offer you and where it could lead to in the future.

Call 01223 778494 or Email

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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