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SEN Teaching Assistant Required for Primary School

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking to appoint as soon as possible, a Teaching Assistant to support a child with Social, Emotional Mental Health Needs (SEMH) and Special Educational Needs (SEN) to work at a primary school on the outskirts of Truro.

* We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated individual to work alongside the class teacher to support a child with social, emotional mental health needs and special educational needs across all areas of the curriculum.

* To promote inclusion through the development of social skills, language and emotional well-being.

* To work under the direction of the class teacher and liaise with other professionals both within and outside the school.

* You will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and compassion.

* Experience of supporting children with social and emotional needs is essential including managing challenging behaviours and the ability to defuse and de-escalate behaviour, whilst supporting the child to reach their learning potential.

* Experience of working with children on the autistic spectrum is desirable.

You will initially be required to work supporting the child in a Key Stage 2 class.

The position is temporary attached to the individual child.

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.

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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