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Special Needs Support Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are the UK's leading Education Recruitment agency, and we are recruiting for Teaching Assistants to work in Special Education Needs schools in the Portsmouth and surrounding area.

We work with various SEN schools through all Key Stages, and the schools cater for a wide range of pupils with varying levels of Special Needs from Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties, as well as Physical Difficulties and Speech and Language Difficulties.

The suitable candidate will ideally have previous experience working with Special Needs individuals, and have a nurturing and caring disposition. A background working in care or as a Support Worker would be beneficial. The candidate will need to be flexible and adaptable to the needs and requirements of the school and its pupils, and not be afraid to get involved in any tasks.

The schools like the successful candidate to come in and hit the ground running. Getting involved with the pupils and staff from the get-go, and have a genuine interest in Special Needs is a must.

Teaching Personnel receive requirements for both Day to Day supply as well as Long Term placements, so there is a lot of flexibility to suit you and your availability. Many of the schools are also happy to have candidates for a free trial day in order to see how you get on.

If this sounds like something of interest, please do send your CV or give me a call on 02380 836648 for more information.

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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