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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A primary SEN school in Plymouth are currently recruiting for Behaviour Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis to support pupils with ASC and challenging behaviour. The successful candidate will have a full licence with access to transport daily and a NVQ Level 3 in a child/education related subject as a minimum.

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting a pupil with challenging behaviour and ASC
  • Long Term Full Time (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 15:30) term time only
  • Immediate start

About the School:

This SEN School in Plymouth caters for primary aged children with a range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. All the pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately
  • Full driving licence and access to transport daily
  • NVQ L3 in a child/education related subject as a minimum
  • Commit to a full time long term role (5 days a week)
  • PECS and 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

The school has a supportive SLT and make their staff feel appreciated and valued. There is opportunity to progress in your career and the school is very supportive of its staff.

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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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