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Specialist Teaching Assistants Required!

Job description

Teaching Personnel are working with a number of primary schools in the Bodmin and St Austell areas who are currently recruiting for multiple Teaching Assistants to work on a 1:1 basis to support pupils with complex needs. 

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant (multiple roles available)
  • Supporting pupils with complex needs and challenging behaviour
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 15:15, term time only
  • Start ASAP
  • Working on a 1:1 basis with pupils led by a class teacher and supported by other Teaching Assistants

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately or in January 2020
  • Commit to a full time long term role (5 days a week)
  • PECS and/or Makaton experience
  • MAPA or Team Teach would be beneficial (or equivalent positive handling training)
  • SEMH/SEN experience
  • Engaging personality
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Teaching assistant/ Learning Support Assistant
  • Youth work / Support Work / Care Work/ Sports background
  • Full clean driving licence with access to a car daily would be advantageous

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of GBP40, plus an annual subscription fee of GBP13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Verity on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. 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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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