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Sensory Impairment Specialist - SEND School

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting a Specialist Assistant to work with students in an SEND school for students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, the role will commence after the October half term on a long term basis.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with students with students aged between 11 and 19 who require specialist support. The school delivers the national curriculum to students at low levels as well as a sensory curriculum for those with the most profound difficulties, there is a variety of SEND in the school including:

  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with severe learning difficulties and a Moving and Handling qualification is also extremely beneficial. However, the client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, care work and graduates; the most important quality is a passion for improving the lives of young people and a kind and nurturing personality. Registering with Teaching Personnel will provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities, including an upcoming Team Teach training course as well as online courses to improve your knowledge of SEND. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses.

Teaching Personnel can offer support assistant’s competitive pay rates of up to GBP65 per day, for the right candidate longer term rates can be negotiated on your behalf. This role will commence in November on a full time basis until the end of the academic year, however registration with Teaching Personnel will provide you with access to extensive further work opportunities. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

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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