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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Teaching personnel are recruiting for a number of SEN specialist Teaching Assistants in the Bury St Edmunds area. We work with a number of primary schools in the area and need staff to help support these schools on short/long term basis and for day to day supply. You would be working with pupils in KS1-KS2 on a 1:1 basis or in small groups.

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant should:

  • Have experience working with SEN students
  • Have training or experience in Makaton, PECS, or be Team Teach trained
  • Be flexible and patient, as the Special Needs will vary
  • Be able to communicate effectively within a team
  • Be committed to work full-time
  • Have a DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one through teaching personnel 
  • Safeguarding training (desired but not essential)
  • Highly motivated and passionate about primary education 


If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you! alternatively if this doesnt sound like the right role for you please get in touch on 01223778494 and see what other educational roles we have available in your area 

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • 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.

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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