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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. Here at Teaching Personnel we offer great career opportunities within our friendly and supportive schools. You will be working with children and young adults who require extra support through learning, whether this is mental, physical or emotional needs.

Wishmore Cross Academy is a residential special school for up to 70 boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. They provide a highly effective and individual package of education, care and pastoral support to young people who may have only negative experiences of school. A safe, caring environment supported by high levels of staffing ensures that each pupil has the opportunity to make progress and achieve their full potential.

Your role will be to support and help engage the children academically as well as building relationships with the students so that they succeed in there school years and have the best opportunities in life. You will be working 1:1 with the children in classrooms no bigger than 10 students. It is very rewarding job role however, does require patience and can be challenging at times. If you have a passion for educations and children we offer temporary, part-time and full-time placements.

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.

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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