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SEN Teaching Assistant LE12

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants to work in a LE12 Special Independent school for boys and girls aged 6 to 17. This SEN Provision is specifically for pupils with ASD, Moderate Learning Difficulties and SEMH- Social, Emotional and Mental Health.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Understanding of young people experiencing social and emotional issues
  • Knowledge that attachment disorder exists
  • Some knowledge of autism
  • GCSE A*-C in English & Maths or equivalent
  • Evidence of being a continual learner and undertaking further study as an adult
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding young people
  • Team-Teach trained


  • Previous role in or study of people with mental health issues
  • Specialist knowledge of attachment disorder
  • Personal or professional knowledge of autism
  • Vocational qualifications relevant to the role
  • Have recognised signs & indicators of abuse in past and taken appropiate action
  • Willingess to undertake courses
  • Ability to use initiative and assess risk on ongoing basis
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support colleagues well
  • Like young people and see the best in them
  • Positive nature
  • Sense of humour
  • Extreme resilience
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Ability to manage change and adapt to unexpected demands
  • Written communication skills
  • Non-verbal communication skills
  • Confidence to deal with young people struggling to regulate their own behaviour

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • 0ngoing training through our CPD academy, courses include Team-Teach, Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Moving & Handling
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding you work
  • Competitive pay
  • Access to myTP App which gives you access to a range of online tools including an online diary
  • Weekly pay

If you are interested in this role or would like to find out more information please call Anita on 0116 201 4500 alternatively email your CV to

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