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Teaching Assistant | SEN | Cardiff


Our Specialist SEN Branch here at Teaching Personnel are currently working in partnership with a 3-19 SEN school specialising in Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties on the outskirts of Cardiff. They support children with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, health and development needs, who we believe are in reach of their aspirations. That’s why they are looking for an inspiring and patient Learning Support Assistant to enable the young people we support achieve their full potential.

With us, you’re not just a Learning Support Assistant. You’re a supportive colleague, an ambitious education professional, a loyal role model, a unique and transparent individual who provides engaging and meaningful healthcare support for our young people to flourish.

Role Expectation:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use Signalong or Makaton an advantage.
  • To work alongside the teacher to support the delivery of the curriculum through planned lessons and activities.
  • To assist the teacher in the planning, implementation and evaluation of individual pupil educational plans. 
  • To be able to write and maintain records and documentation.
  • To assist in the implementation of individual pupil care plans to include mealtime and personal care routines. 
  • To be able to work as a team member and autonomously within a range of settings
  • To demonstrate an aptitude for working with disabled people 
  • To work alongside the therapists to support the delivery of the young person’s therapy programmes.

Teaching Personnel are looking for a number of Teaching Assistants for this specific schools and other SEN provisions across Cardiff and the surrounding areas. So please do not delay - get in touch today! Please call Bethan our SEN Branch Manager on 02920 660270 or alternatively click on the "apply now" button below this description and we will be in touch in due course. 

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 date.

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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