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SEN teaching assistant role - Reading

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Job description

Are you looking to support children with additional needs?

Are you hardworking and ready to commit to a school's values?

Are you enthusiastic and always looking to further develop yourself?

A special school in Reading for boys aged between 11 and 18 are currently looking for learning support assistants to join them. Pupils have a number of additional needs, mainly Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties, Autism Spectrum Condition and Asperger's Syndrome and the school promotes good pastoral relationships between students and the staff team to support these complex needs.

They need robust, energetic and self motivated staff who will be able to help out when challenging & physical confrontation happens. Also for candidates to work as a team with SLT and the class teachers so students are able to get as much out of the national curriculum as possible.

Desirable qualities include:

  • A drive to help individuals reach their potential and maximises their chances of living a happy and fulfilled life
  • Flexibility and creativity in the delivery of the curriculum
  • High expectation of achievements

The school can offer:

  • A stable, caring and nurturing environment
  • Staff who will support you throughout your career
  • Continuous professional development

Experience of working with children or young adults is essential for this role, and a good level of fitness is required as you will be on the go throughout the school day and may be required to take part in manual handling procedures.

To apply, please send your CV or call 0118 327 1595 for further information - I look forward to hearing from you

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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