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SEN Teaching Assistant Required

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Job description

We are currently looking for an organised, hard working individual who is interested in working as an SEN Teaching Assistant in our Specialist School and College in Cranleigh. The school and College is a co-educational residential and day school catering for children between the ages of 5 - 19 (primary and secondary) with complex and severe learning difficulties. St Joseph's has excellent provision for students, within the above categories, who are on the Autistic Spectrum. There up to 8 students in each class in Key Stage 2, 3 and 4. In Key Stage 5 tutor groups are sometimes larger than 8; however these are further split into small groups for many teaching sessions.

Key aspects of working within the industry are creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment. You are there to help children to achieve their goals as well as supporting them within their daily routine.

Key Skills:-

  • Excellent communication
  • Organisation
  • Team working
  • Patience
  • Positive, enthusiastic worker as well as taking pride in your job role.
  • Enjoys a challenge

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

Should you require any additional information regarding SEN or indeed to apply for one of the positions we have available, please contact your SEN specialist Rose Allerton on 01189 071 531 or

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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