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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

Are you experienced working with children who have additional learning needs? 

Are you comfortable providing personal care for pupils who have special educational needs? 

Are you looking for work in an education setting? 

If so, Teaching Personnel are looking for a confident, hard working, empathetic, enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant in Preston to work in one of our SEN Schools. The School provides education and guidance for KS1 / 2 pupils with additional needs including PMLD, Physical Disabilities, Autism and Global Delay. The pupils are not able to attend mainstream school due to their needs and candidates applying for this role must have experience working with children with special needs. You must be comfortable providing personal care when required and candidates must be happy to work on a 1:1 and small group basis with pupils. 

The candidate will be expected to work full time once school re-opens and the hours are generally 8.45am - 3.30pm with half an hour for your lunch unpaid. 

The pay for this role will be GBP10 - 12 per hour and candidates must be willing to work 5 days a week. 

Due to the current climate we cannot give an exact start date yet but if you are interested in the role please contact Kirsten on 01772 842155 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

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