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SEN Teaching Assistant Required for Truro 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 qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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