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SEN Teaching Assistant/Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you have any SEN experience working with pupils in Primary or Secondary Schools?

Are you looking for a challenge, or a change in your career and want to make a difference?

If you are looking for a new challenge then sign up to work for the UK's Education Market Leaders, Teaching Personnel. With many SEN and Behaviour Schools signing to us exclusively, you can have work when you want!

Teaching Personnel's dedicated SEN team are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants, whether you are looking for long or short term work, full time or part time, Teaching Personnel can help secure the post for you. In particular, we are keen to recruit those with experience of working with children and young people with requirements including moderate, complex and severe needs including Autism, speech, language and communication needs and behavioural difficulties.

We would like to speak to individuals who:

  • Can offer experience of working with children in the last 12 months, whether this is in an educational setting or child focused environment.
  • Hold at least 6 months previous experience of working within a special needs setting, in particular, those with moderate, complex and severe needs, including Autism.
  • Can offer specialist skills and training such as sign language (e.g. British Sign Language, Makaton, Sign-a-Long), PECS, Team Teach or Moving & Handling.
  • General Teaching assistants with SEN experience.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with several Local Authorities, providing quality staffing provisions throughout the region.

The successful candidate will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working with children with high dependency and severe learning disabilities
  • Have empathy, patience and the drive to make a difference
  • Capability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour or complex learning difficulties
  • An observant and responsive approach
  • A positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude.

For all applicants we offer:

  • Highly supportive, committed and hardworking Consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs specific to your local LEA.
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development, as well as competitive rates of pay and weekly pay days.
  • We will offer the successful candidate a stimulating and supportive working and learning environment.
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools and alternative provisions.
  • Recommend a friend Bonus with a £50 reward for each successful referral- unlimited.
  • Variety of assignments in schools of your choice.
  • Ongoing CPD and support with FREE accredited courses, including Child Psychology, SEN Diplomas Level 2, 3 and 4, Autism Awareness, Team Teach and many more!

Please send your up to date CV via the link, or call Kerry Fowler at the Hull and Lincoln SEN Branch.
Alternatively, you can apply online at

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