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SEN Teaching Assistant - Portsmouth

Job description

A Secondary Special Needs school in Portsmouth are looking for an SEN experienced TA to provide support to their pupils. The school cater for pupils between the ages of 11 and 16 years old. Pupils in attendance have complex needs to include learning difficulties, communication disorders, language impairments and autism.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with people with special needs, and have an understanding of their needs. The candidate will be caring and patient and be prepared to muck in and use their initiative. Building relationships with both the staff and pupils are imperative, as is having the flexibility to assist in a variety of situations.

Makaton or Team Teach qualifications will be beneficial, but is not essential. A typical school day will start at 08:30 and finish at 15:30.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, please email your CV for consideration. We have various other positions that come in regularly for Teaching Assistant placements in SEN schools, so there is an opportunity to work at many schools in your area, both on day to day supply and long term placements.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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