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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Cardiff

Pay: GBP60-65 a day

Start date: Monday 22nd February, Temporary (until the end of the academic year)

Are you experienced in working with children with Special Educational Needs? Are you seeking a new opportunity? If so, please read below for details of this wonderful opportunity!

A large mainstream Primary school in North Cardiff are seeking an SEN Teaching Assistant to work in their SEN base on a full-time basis. They are seeking a person with the following criteria:

  • At least 3 months experience working with children with Special Educational Needs – this does not have to be in the classroom (i.e., backgrounds in care and sports will also be considered) however, it is preferred
  • Training or qualifications related to Special Educational Needs and/or childcare (I.e., Autism awareness, CACHE Level 3). This is not mandatory if you have the relevant experience but will further support your application.
  • Flexible, positive, and caring nature

Additional criteria that will support your application:

  • Two professional references relating to childcare
  • EWC registration and a child-only DBS on the update service (Teaching Personnel can assist with this if needed)
  • Right to work in the UK

Working through Teaching Personnel:

Teaching Personnel are in partnerships with many schools across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. This means that the schools approach Teaching Personnel for all their recruitment needs (e.g., vacancies, long-term and short-term cover). This position is currently on a temporary basis to cover a long-term sickness of a permanent staff member.

Whilst working through Teaching Personnel, you should expect to receive:

  • Great rates of pay
  • The option to opt into our pension scheme
  • Access to a range of CPD training to enhance your professional development
  • Support from a specialist consultant throughout your time in the school and your vetting process

Take a look at what our current staff have to say here.

If you feel suited to this opportunity and would like to find out more information, please apply today to be contacted by one of our South Wales Primary team. Good luck!

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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