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SEN Teaching Assistant

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE IN YOUR CAREER?

DO YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO WORK WITHIN A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTING VULNERABLE CHILDREN?

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking new Behaviour Support Assistants in the Surrey and the surrounding area to work in a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision catering to pupils with complex needs. The needs of attending pupils are varied, but may include:

  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Anti-social and disengaged behaviour
  • ADHD

The Role:

Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils.

The role will operate between 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday.

Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply, as job shares can be available. 


The Candidate:

Ideal candidates for being a teaching assistant may need to be able to drive but it isn't essential, as we will likely have a school local to you.

Ideal applicants should have previous experience working with complex behaviour or challenging needs professionally. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help the candidate succeed in this role:

  • Psychology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Independant living assistant
  • Previous Teaching Assistant Experience
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring 
  • SEN Experience

SEN Teaching Assistants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, so should have a passion for mentoring pupils closely through their differentiated curriculum.

Teaching Personnel do offer many development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach to help support any successful candidates within this environment.

If you’re suited to this role, please contact me or click on apply now and I will be in touch.

I look forward to hearing from you

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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