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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant

interested in a career in primary education?

Have some experience working with children with Special Needs / challenging behaviour?

Look no further!

The role is as rewarding as it is challenging. Based at a single form entry primary school in Norwich, you'll support a child / several children with mild, complex to severe needs, be it Autism, ADHD or Learning Difficulties. Empathy, enthusiasm, a positive outlook and a commitment to encouraging SEN children to achieve their full potential, are essential to thrive in this role.

Duties include (but aren’t limited to):

- 1:1 support with students age 5 -7 years old

- Supporting the whole class as well as 1:1

- Supporting the class teacher

- Communicating with parents

- Leading group sessions

- Caring and looking after children during break times and lunch times

- Supervising children during activities

- Helping prepare lessons in advance

- Managing challenging behaviour

- Being a motivator and role model

So what’s in it for you?

- Gain first-hand experience in an SEN setting and enhance your CV

- Unrivalled career progression – this is a fantastic first step towards becoming an SEN Teacher or a SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator) long-term

- Receive support, advice and guidance from experienced members of staff

- An opportunity to transform a child’s life and help them reach their full potential

Graduates or a Level 3 Qualification is preferable.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in please get in touch! Alternaitvely if this doesnt sound like the right role for you- get in touch on 01223778494 and see what other educational roles we have available in your area

Why Teaching Personnel?

  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • A dedicated personal consultant who will support you through your registration and work journey!
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay via PAYE – allowing you to take home as much of your pay as possible while also giving you access to an employee pension that TP will contribute into

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.

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