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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking for a role that provides you with flexible working hours?
Do you wish to support children whilst boosting independence and self-motivation?

This school provides excellent education for children requiring extra support. You will be working closely with small groups of children with moderate learning difficulties, providing a creative learning environment. As a Special Needs Teaching Assistant you will ideally have experience working with Autism (ASC) however a Special Needs Teaching Assistant with strong experience working within difficult environments will also be considered.

The perfect candidate…

  • A sincere and empathetic individual
  • Psychology/Creative/Music/Art/Sports/Educational Degree
  • To have knowledge of SEN school environments
  • Be able to work with those who have complex needs
  • Have passion for the child succeeding both academically and socially
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Youth Offending Service experience
  • Support/Care Work
  • Experience in assisting people with social, emotional and mental health issues (either within a work or a personal environment)
  • Team Teach trained

Teaching personnel will be offering a very competitive rate of pay (GBP57-GBP70)
You must be available Full Time between Monday to Friday (08:30 – 15:30).

You will also have the unique opportunity of completing additional training to increase your knowledge and skill set. Training such as Autism Awareness and Team Teach are available through our CPD Academy.

Teaching Personnel are the UK’s leading Education Recruitment Agency and we are recruiting for similar vacancies across Northamptonshire.

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

If you would like to apply for this fantastic opportunity, please send your CV over to  or call Christie on 01604 521215

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.

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