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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to support a range of pupils with severe, complex and profound multiple learning difficulties aged 4 - 11 years. You will assist other staff in creating and implementing risk assessment and you will identify and address the needs of pupils that require additional support through 1:1 or in group settings. We are looking for someone who is comfortable deescalating behaviour and with excellent communication skills as some of the pupils may be non-verbal or have speech and language difficulties A candidate with experience working with children with Autism, experience working with children with diverse special needs and/or experience in working in nurture group settings is desirable, but not essential.

We are looking for a candidate who is empathetic and resilient, dedicated to providing tailored support and having a positive impact on a child's engagement and progression. Previous experience of working in a education setting and/or vulnerable people is essential.

Teaching Personnel is the leading education recruitment agency in the UK and the benefits of working with us include:

  • Ongoing CPD
  • The opportunity to gain experience and kick start your career in education and care in a professional and supportive environment
  • The support of a dedicated consultant

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.

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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