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SEN Teaching Assistant's Wanted!

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Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an alternative provision, providing education for students unable to access mainstream school places. The school is based in the Nuneaton and they look to recruit Team Teach Trained Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants with SEMH/Behaviour experience across all Primary and Secondary Key Stages. Although the students are not able to access mainstream education, there is a high percentage of the Secondary pupils who are high functioning in both academic and vocational senses.

The successful Teaching Assistant would have experience with social, emotional and mental health issues and challenging behaviours would posses the correct behaviours in order to support and re-engage SEMH and MLD students within a Primary or Secondary classroom setting. Ideally, you will have additional training, such as Team Teach, but this is not essential as we do run our own CPD courses. Other courses that you will have access to, include NASEN, Safeguarding, Autism Awareness and Moving & Handling.

We would also welcome applicants with relevant transferable skills such as ex forces, sports coaches, youth workers and specialist foster carers.

Our Ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

  • 6 months experience supporting those with challenging behaviours or special educational needs
  • Team Teach Trained or equivalent (e.g. NAPPI/SECURICARE)
  • Experience working with adults or children with additional needs such as autism or learning difficulties
  • Patient mannerism

Please send your CV or click 'APPLY'.

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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