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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant 


Teaching Personnel are looking for a suitable candidate to work as a full time SEN Teaching Assistant, in a mainstream primary school which also caters for students on the Autistic spectrum.

Do you have the following skills?

  • Level 3 or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience working in a school or residential setting with Autistic children, or any experience working with Autistic children and/or adults
  • Calm and patient personality which helps to enable students to become more independent and promote confidence and self-esteem
  • Experienced managing challenging behaviour and implementing communication aids such as Makaton and PECS, for non-verbal students and those with impaired communication
  • Confident to implement and follow Individual Education Plans and be willing to contribute to Education, Health and Care Plans with the support of the class teacher
  • Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including residential trips into the community

If you are interested, please apply or contact 01604 376814 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 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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