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South Croydon SEN school, care/teaching assistant, full time

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Job description

Are you looking for a full time, long term care assistant/SEN teaching assistant position?

Would you like to work in an Ofsted rated 'outstanding' SEN school?

Are you able to start work in South Croydon on January 14th 2019?

I would like to hear from you if the answer to these questions is yes! I am working with a large primary school that caters for students with profound and multiple learning difficulties, including moderate to severe autism. They are looking to recruit a dedicated and proactive learning support assistant, who is passionate about working children with special needs and is able to use hoist equipment for the moving and handling of students.

  • Start in January - continue for the rest of the academic year if you are successful and like the school
  • Support a key stage 4 class comprising 9 students with a mixture of physical/medical needs
  • Support the class teacher and work collaboratively with 3 other teaching assistants
  • Take part in sensory development and work on verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Use hoist equipment on a daily basis for moving and handling
  • Provide personal care - toileting and changing
  • Work school hours - 08:30am - 15:30pm Monday to Friday, term time only
  • Relevant training in Makaton, PECS, moving and handling, first aid, child protection or safeguarding is desirable


  • Once registered with Teaching Personnel you will be eligible to book yourself onto any of the training courses that we offer, which will either be free or at a reduced cost
  • You will also be eligible to attend all whole school CPD training days
  • Receive weekly pay at a competitive rate with potential to increase your salary at the Easter break
  • Be invited to apply for a permanent role at this school and receive support from your Teaching Personnel consultant when you make your application
  • Receive a national insurance and pension contribution from Teaching Personnel as we will be your direct employer

To find out more about this role, or to apply for it, send your CV for consideration today.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken an enhanced CHILD WORKFORCE only DBS, or be willing to apply for a new one as soon as possible.

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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