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Severe Learning Difficulties specialist Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for Teaching Assistants to work on a one to one basis with students who have severe learning difficulties. These students need someone who is committed to providing the pupils with full time quality support both on a personal level and also educational.

This school believes in a vision of holistic education, care and therapy whilst being committed to strong academic progress, as demonstrated through an incredible range of different activities in our adapted curriculum. They are passionate about education and in providing the best opportunity for young people to develop their potential, real confidence and belief in themselves.

This role is based in Thornbury and they are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. The pay rates for this role are starting at £54 per day!


  • Previous experience of working with SEN
  • A Child Workforce DBS on the update service, we can help you through the process if you don't have this.
  • Confidence and enthusiasm to the pupils learning
  • A calm, kind and caring manor about you

Why Work with Teaching Personnel:

  • Our relationships with local schools provide access to a wealth of teaching opportunities in Primary, Secondary and SEN schools.
  • You will have your very own specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work.
  • Access to our CPD academy - numerous courses to help your learning development such as Team Teach.
  • Competitive pay rate - we care about all our teachers and so ensure we offer you a fair and competitive rate.
  • No Fees - We make it easy for our teachers to transition from us to a contract with a school because we do not charge the schools any fees to take you onto contract!
  • Refer a Friend Scheme - financial benefits for every friend that joins us
  • Weekly Pay - you will be paid weekly directly into your bank account

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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