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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for an experienced SEN specialist Teaching Assistant to work in a SEN school in Plymouth. The role will be to starting in October 2020 and will be full time, term time only. Initially the role is until the Christmas but has the potential to be extended.

The school caters for primary and secondary aged pupils with learning difficulties, complex needs and ASC. It is Ofsted rated good and focusses on providing quality education for each individual child.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of supporting children with PMLD/ASC in either a mainstream or SEN school
  • Must have has experience supporting 1:1 or small groups
  • Educated up to NVQ Level 3 or degree level
  • Training in PECS/ Makaton/BSL/MAPA/Team Teach/Moving and Handling
  • Nurturing attitude
  • Calm and patient manner

We can offer you:

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP Tokens – supporting national children and education charities through your direction

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of GBP40, plus an annual subscription fee of GBP13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing 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 date.

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