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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A specialist provision for young people with mental health needs are looking for specialist Teaching Assistants to join their team in New Addington. The school support the most vulnerable and those disengaged or segregated from learning in a safe, nurturing and caring environment. At this specific site, there are places for up to 18 young people, but they are looking at expanding after Easter and so are looking for more staff members. They offer a broad curriculum covering English, Maths, Land Science, Small Animal Care, ICT, Art, PHSE, Drama, PE, Food Tech and look for TAs with experience working with children with mental health needs and SEMH.

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

• 20 plus years’ experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working in partnership with countless Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.

• Weekly Pay through PAYE.

• A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs.

• Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and Autism Awareness training courses.

• Full or flexible part-time work to fit around your existing commitments.

• School based working hours.

• A chance to commit to a permanent contract if desired. For the role, ideally you should aim to have Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification and basic literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, in Maths and English) but this is not always required if you have previously worked with children.

Please apply directly to this job advert in order to be considered, and a member of our team will be in contact with you within a week. Or, if you would like to find out more information, then please email Chloe at

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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