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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant


Teaching Personnel are working with a mainstream primary school in Liverpool, L36, Huyton, who are currently searching for a full time 1-1 SEN Teaching Assistant to work with a Year 1 pupil with complex and behavioural needs.

The pupil is in Year 1 and has extreme/ severe challenging behavioury. He does not have a diagnosis but suspected autism, ADHD, anxiety, sensory and complex needs. 

The school are ideally looking for someone who is resilient, experienced working with extreme cases of challenging behaviour and has the ability to remain calm and implement their own behaviour strategies to deal with de-escalating outbursts. 

This role is to start from January, however the school are hoping that the ideal person can start a couple of weeks before the Christmas holidays, either full time or part time for a handover period with his current 1-1. Due to his separation anxiety the school want the transition to be as smooth as possible. 


The role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Full time, Mon - Fri
  • December/ Janaury start
  • GBP10 - GBP11 per hour
  • 1-1 SEN Support
  • Year 1 
  • Term time only 
  • Huyton, L36


The ideal SEN Support Assistant:

  • Experience supporting children with SEN
  • Knowledge of the primary or KS1 curriculum
  • Friendly, empathetic and motivating
  • Attentive to needs of pupils
  • Strong regard for pupil safety-and well being
  • Caring, patient, and understanding
  • Motivating with ability to engage pupils
  • Good ability to manage behaviour
  • Reliable and committed fully to each lesson assisted

To be put forward for this position you must either be registered or be prepared to register with Teaching Personnel, to go through all of the necessary vetting procedures. If you have similar previous experience and you would like to be put forward for this position, please apply ASAP with a copy of your up to date CV for immediate consideration. 

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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