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SEN Teaching Assistant - Manual Handling & Autism

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SEN Teaching Assistant - Manual Handling & ASD

Daily Rate: £56-£65

Full time role - Immediate start

Our Specialist SEN Branch here at Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a client school based in Ely, Cardiff. They cater for students with a variety of special needs. In particular, they support children who have a diagnosis of Autism and also students with Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties.

This role will involve working in the secondary department of the school with students who have Autism or Aspergers. As such, the ability to encourage and support these pupils while maintaining an awareness of their individual triggers and difficulties will be essential. Some of these pupils can exhibit challenging behaviours, so some experience with de-escalation strategies and possibly a valid Team Teach and Manual Handling certificate would also be useful.

What teaching Personnel can offer you?:

  • A dedicated consultant with knowledge & experience of working in the Primary Education Sector;
  • A discounted CPD courses through our CPD Academy;
  • Out of hours on-call service;
  • Day to day or long term
  • Competitive rates of pay;
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme - £50 for every referral;
  • An abundance of supply work in a variety of schools;
  • A free interview and trial day preparation for candidates seeking a Long Term role

Applicants must :

  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Hold a Child Workforce Only DBS registered on the Update Service (or be willing to apply for one full assistance provided)
  • Be registered with the Education Workforce Council (compulsory requirement in Wales) - please note that if you are living in England, you can still register with the EWC which will give you the opportunity to work on both sides of the border
  • Provide at least two professional or character references
  • Be available to interview and/or trial asap

If you possess the experience required and are interested in working in a mainstream school assisting a SEN pupil, then please send an updated CV along with a short cover statement. I look forward to hearing from you!


Please note - if the above role isn't quite right for you BUT you would still like to engage in a position within the education sector, please be advised that we are currently recruiting for several roles to start ASAP, throughout South East and South West Wales, within all SEN or Behaviour provisions. Please forward your CV or call us for more information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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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