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SEN Teaching Assistant

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The Role: You will be employed to support some very active KS1 pupils with a diagnosis of Autism. You will help them through their daily routine and keep them on task achieve their daily goals.  The school day will start at 9:00am and end at 3:30pm, Monday – Friday.

The School: Based in Newport this specialist school caters for Students aged 3-19 with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) Global Delay, complex and medical needs, ADHD, Non Verbal, Asperger’s Syndrome and SEMH.

Experience: Ideally experience working within an SEN setting is desired, this may include; care work, teaching assisting, play work, nursery nurse or nursing. Personal experience with special needs is also welcome. Additional training can be provided where needed for the right candidate. This role would be perfect for Psychology graduates or an individual with a care background. If you simply just have an interest in SEN and are passionate about getting your foot in the door, then please apply today.

Further details of the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant – KS2
  • Working 1:1 with the designated pupil in classrooms with typically 7-8 students
  • GBP60-GBP70 per day with the opportunity to increase as the year goes on
  • Hugely supportive and friendly team of staff at every level
  • Training is also provided for the right individual

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have SEN experience, personal or professional (desirable but not essential)
  • Have transferable skills and experiences (care, nursery, play work)
  • Be Manual Handling or Team Teach Trained (desirable but not essential)
  • Have a contagious personality
  • Be able to think on their feet
  • Work well under pressure
  • Be confident in what they do
  • Have experience working with challenging behaviour

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 however, we are looking for a number of different roles currently, so if you are interested in working within an SEN environment then still get in touch.

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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