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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

The head of a client special school is currently looking for an SEN teaching assistant to join a really lovely 3-19 special school based in Newport. The role will be to support a very lively KS2 class. The pupils within the class are low functioning and some pupils may be non-verbal.  The pupils will need additional support in their daily routines and assistance with their school based targets. The school hours are 8:30am-3:30pm, pay will be based entirely on experience ranging from GBP57.00-GBP65.00 a day. 

The school are interested in applications from experienced SEN teaching assistants, former care workers and graduates who have experience working with children with Autism or look to pursue a career in the sector. Personal experience working with special educational needs is also considered.  You will have good support from the school’s SEND coordinator and class teachers and training will be given.

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have a passion for SEN
  • Will be happy to tend to personal care
  • Establishes positive, supportive and clear relationships with children and staff
  • Commits to children's learning, improving their own learning and that of others.
  • Shows enthusiasm, is proactive, self-motivated and able to use initiative.
  • Will have professional or personal experience working with SEN.
  • Will have an education or care background
  • Is caring, understanding and patient.

If you feel you have any of the skills shown above please feel free to contact Matt our SEN specialist, we would love to hear from you.

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

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