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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking for work as support staff within a school?

Do you live in East London- Hackney. 

Are you looking to start work immediately?

I am working with a primary special needs school in East London which caters mostly for students with Autism but also have classes for students with severe and complex needs including wheelchair users. Classes typically have a class teacher and 3 or 4 teaching assistants, with a maximum of 10 students in a class.

This school currently have opportunities for agency staff to work on a flexible, part time, day to day basis. You can accept full days teaching assistant work (08:30am – 15:30pm) 

You must meet the following criteria to work at this school through Teaching Personnel:

  • Have a DBS on the update service, or be willing to complete a new application
  • Excellent references from your two most recent employers
  • Ability to provide personal care for students
  • A proactive attitude to get involved with the students
  • Experience of working with children – either in a school setting or similar
  • Immediate availability.

The benefits of taking this kind of work include:

  • You will be working in a purpose built SEN school building with newly developed facilities including sensory rooms, a sensory garden, hydrotherapy pool and large, airy classrooms
  • You will be supporting the students who really need it most, making a difference every day
  • You will work during term time only
  • Teaching Personnel will pay your employer national insurance contribution, as well as a pension contribution for you and a referral bonus of GBP50 if you recommend any other teaching assistants to us

Please send your CV to Dan if you are interested in taking on supply work in this school.

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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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