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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

An all-age through SEN school located in Plymouth is currently recruiting for an experienced and MAPA trained Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis to support a pupil with complex needs. The position is to start ASAP until the end of the academic year.

The school has a supportive SLT and is Ofsted rated ‘Good’. The school caters for pupils with a range of additional needs such as autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and other complex needs. The role is full time and will be working with a pupil to support them with their learning as well as health and well-being.

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant – MAPA trained
  • Supporting a pupil with complex needs on a 1:1 basis
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 15:30, term time only
  • Start ASAP
  • Working in and outside of the classroom

About the School:

This SEN School in Plymouth caters for children and young people with a wide range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and complex needs. All pupils at the school have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately
  • Commit to a full time long term role (5 days a week)
  • PECS and/or Makaton experience
  • MAPA or Team Teach (or equivalent positive handling training)
  • SEMH/SEN experience
  • Engaging personality
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Teaching assistant/ Learning Support Assistant
  • Youth work / Support Work / Care Work/ Sports background

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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

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