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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are actively recruiting on behalf of a client primary school in the LE3 area of Leicester. The primary school are looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team and work with in the schools on a 1:1 basis with a named SEN pupil. This will be on a full time basis (8:30 - 3:30 Monday - Friday)  starting after February Half Term when schools are due to re-open.  

The school is tailored to suit the needs of a number of children with a range of special educational needs. The children are of mixed ages from the EYFS up to KS2. This 'GOOD' primary school boasts a well resourced SEN department which aims to make learning inclusive for all children. The head teacher of the school is looking for an SEN TA who will work closely with the child to encourage learning academically and socially. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting children with special educational needs and will be comfortable with personal care. The members of staff in the school work to specific IEP's so a candidate who is confident with tailored learning plans and a flexible work ethic would be beneficial.

The school are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner who will enhance the learning experiences of the children  across the school. The school would benefit from a Teaching Assistant who is confident expressing new ideas whilst working closely with other professionals and the schools SENCO to enhance learning experiences continually. A candidate with a flexible working attitude and good sense of humour would fit in with this schools dynamic staffing team!

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • Over 20 years experience within Educational Recruitment working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.
  • Pay to scale Salary, depending on your previous experience. min GBP10 per hour
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs.
  • CPD opportunities including Team Teach
  • Full or part-time work to fit around your existing commitment
  • A GBP50 reward every time you recommend a colleague/friend to work with us.


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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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