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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Specialist SEN Teaching Assistant | Vale of Glamorgan

Pay: GBP57-GBP70 per day

Opportunities for Long Term Contracts

We are currently recruiting for experienced teaching assistants to work in various SEN schools based in the Vale of Glamorgan These roles are day to day supply posts, but can quickly lead to long term positions filling up your academic year.

With a range of disabilities within the schools such as Autism, Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, you will be required to have a flexible approach and have the ability to work with all ages from 3 to 19 years old. You may be required to work either one to one with pupils or to support the class as a whole.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated, positive, professional, able to use their own initiative and able to think quickly in challenging situations. As each day can be different, an adaptable and flexible approached is essential. Supply work is fast becoming the best way to gain long term or permanent positions as the schools can see your skills and attributes first hand.

You would be required to gain registration with the Education Workforce Council and a valid Child & Adult Workforce only DBS. You must be passionate about working with children who have additional learning needs. Be able to use your own initiative as well as work well as a part of a team.

In return we can offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Guaranteed pay scheme
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Exposure to schools in your area leading to permanent positions
  • Training on manual handling, physical intervention and learning difficulties will be provided

If this sounds like the job for you – then please get in touch with Teaching Personnel at your earliest convenience.


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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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