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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are recruiting for September 2020! 

Do you want to have a positive impact on young Autistic learners and excellent career progression?

This Autism Specialist school is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' non-maintained special school, providing support and education to over 90 pupils aged 4-19. Our goal for all our pupils and learners is that when they leave our settings they will have the opportunity to access employment, further education or training and to live as part of the communities of their choice.

At the School, our 'Teaching Assistants' have the title 'Teaching and Behaviour Support' (TaBS). The role combine's teaching and learning with a behavioural approach.

Your role as a Teaching and Behaviour Support:

  • Provide day to day support, delivering 1:1, paired and small group teaching, and learner sessions using Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). 
  • Supervise and support community-based learning and educational visits.
  • Use your creativity daily to support lesson plans through preparing materials and resources.
  • Support our learners to develop crucial life skills, meet their goals and aspirations through communication, independence and participation.

We are looking for empathetic and adaptable individuals, who thrive under pressure and have a natural ability to solve challenges. You will also need physical and emotional resilience to work with young people who sometimes present behaviours that challenge. You will be keen to use our behavioural approach, have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Candidates MUST:

-An enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one

- Be available to work full-time

- Have at least 18 months prior experience working with SEN

If you are interested in this role please apply with your CV or email it to Chey on

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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