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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant

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Are you looking for an extremely rewarding teaching assistant role in Cardiff and the surrounding area?

Do you have experience or an interest in working with pupils with SEN?

Do you have a background in SEN or care in a personal or professional capacity? 

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, we are looking for you. Here at Teaching Personnel we help schools find the most suitable candidate for their provision for work on a long term, short tern or emergency basis. The successful candidate would be supporting a pupils with a wide range of additional learning needs throughout the school day. This may be on a 1:1 or small group basis. 

The role would include:

  • Supporting the pupil throughout the school day
  • Assisting the pupil with the work set out by the teacher
  • Behaviour/learning support
  • Upholding the values of the school at all times
  • Aiding with the set up and set down of the classroom
  • Maintaining high levels of health and safety over the pupils
  • Aiding the teacher with the day to day running of the class

The successful candidate would have the following but is not entirely essential:

  • Experience working in a Teaching Assistant role
  • Experience working with SEN pupils
  • Safeguarding training
  • Teaching assistant qualifications
  • DBS on the Update service (we can help with this) 
  • A hard working and positive attitude to all aspects of work

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd like to explore regardless of whether you tick all the successful candidate boxes please do still get in touch. We work with a number or schools that would sometimes rather a Learning Support Assistant who has enthusiasm in abundance rather than 30 years experience within the SEN sector. There is certainly something for everyone. For more information, please get in touch with Bethan Kelland on the below contact details and she will be more than willing to support you in your new adventure within SEN schools. We 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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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