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SLCN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants needed in the NG21 area of Mansfield.

  • Opportunity to work in an 'Outstanding' SEN school.
  • Daily/Short-term/Long-term or permanent work, based on your availability.
  • Competitive rate of pay dependent on experience.

Teaching Personnel are continuously looking to recruit Teaching Assistants in the Mansfield area (NG21). We currently work very closely with an ‘Outstanding’ specialist school for children and young people aged 5-19 years with Autism, severe or complex communication difficulty or Asperger’s Syndrome.

You will be required to support a range of students aged from 5-19 years who have SEN. Your primary function will be to:

• Nurture self-esteem in students working at low levels

• Instil confidence to achieve in the students you are supporting

• Be empathetic to the needs of students on the Autistic spectrum

• Be able to support students in a classroom environment whilst also being able to provide 1:1 guidance

The schools we work with place a great emphasis on the ability to work as part of a team and being adaptable to the ethos of the school. They offer a genuinely positive working environment and strong team ethic that empowers individuals to take control of both their own and their students development.

To be considered for this post you:

• Must have recent relevant experience supporting students with varying requirements whether this is from youth work, residential care or a similar post in another school

• Will have a recognised qualification whether this is a degree (any specialism), TA qualification or social care

• Will have a desire to work with vulnerable students from diverse backgrounds some of whom will have SEN

• Will have or be willing to obtain an up to date DBS certificate (Child Workforce) that is registered with the update service.

If interested, please apply with an up to date CV outlining your suitability for the post. Email

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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