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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Are you experienced in supporting young people?

Do you have apirations of supporting young people with Special Needs? 

If you answered yes to the above, a specialist school and college in Blackburn needs you!

The school specialises in providing high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.

The school are looking to appoint a number of enthusiastic and committed Education Health Care Assistants to join their busy, demanding and rewarding school, starting ASAP! 

Under the direction of teachers and senior staff, you will provide support to individuals and groups of children to access outcomes as outlined in each individual’s Education Health Care Plan.

You will support pupils education, health, medical, physical and general care needs following agreed plans, promote effective communication for all pupils using a range of agreed strategies e.g.: Makaton, PECS, communication aides etc. and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Hours per week: 32.5 (8:30am - 3:30pm each day) OR 10hrs per week ( 11:30am - 1:30pm). Please specify your preferred hours when sending your CV. 

If interested, please send a copy of your CV to 

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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