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Severe Learning Disability Support Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting a Support Assistant to work with students in an SEN school for students with severe learning difficulties, the role will commence in September on a full time basis until the end of the term, however there is opportunity for this to continue longer should the candidate be successful.

The role will involve working on a small group basis with students with severe learning difficulties across Key Stages 3 and 4 who are in need of extra support within their lessons and occasionally at break and lunch times. The school delivers the national curriculum to students as well as a sensory curriculum for those with the most profound difficulties, there is a variety of SEN in the school including:

  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Autism

This role consists primarily of supporting pupils with physical impairments and there will be an element of personal care involved.

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with severe learning difficulties. 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.

To apply for this job, please send an in-dept CV outlining your most recent SEN experience and skills as well as a detailed 6 year (minimum) career history. 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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