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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking to take the next step in building a career in the exciting and rewarding area of education?

Do you want to support children with additional needs?

Have you got a passion to help people fulfil their potential?

We are currently looking for learning support assistants and learning mentors to work within schools supporting children with special educational needs. This role gives the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in managing challenging behaviour whilst looking at the psychology behind behaviour, so it may appeal to Psychology graduates.

Teaching Personnel work with a number of SEN schools which cater for a variety of additional needs including Autism, ADHD, Severe Learning Difficulties, Physical Disabilities and Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. Although experience with these needs is not essential, the successful candidate will have a passion to make a difference and help children achieve their full potential.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 and small group basis with children and young people with a variety of needs. The main part of your role will be to aid and support in the young peoples learning, education and enrichment and will involve de-escalating and dealing with behaviours of an extreme nature in some schools.

Desired backgrounds include:

  • Sports coaching
  • Youth work
  • Psychology
  • Working with vulnerable children
  • Art & design

Teaching Personnel are the market leading agency in the UK. We have specialist branches able to find the exact roles you desire, tailoring our approach to you. Benefits of working for Teaching Personnel include:

  • Ongoing CPD including Team Teach and Moving and Handling
  • Negotiable rates of pay
  • A dedicated recruitment consultant

Whether you already hold experience working with children or young people or want to take the next step in building a career in the exciting and rewarding area of education, this would be the perfect role for you! Please get in touch by phoning 0118 327 1595 or email

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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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