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Sporty SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

If this sounds like something you're interested in Teaching Personnel have been asked by Special School's in Plymouth for someone to work in their school.

Teaching Personnel work regularly with a number of designated Special Schools and Pupil Referral Units dealing with specific areas of Special Educational Needs, including Sensory Impairment, Autistic Spectrum Condition, Learning Difficulties, Physical Disability and Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes -

  • Strong ability and skills to keep students engaged.
  • Excellent support and motivational skills.
  • Previous experience working with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties, BUT this is preferable and NOT essential!
  • Flexibility to adapt to unique situations and requirements.
  • An outstanding track record being reliable, professional, hardworking and punctual.
  • Hold a current enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to apply for a new one.
  • 2 recent references that can be verified.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for YOU and you want to register with us then please call 01392 267288 or email

All candidates working through Teaching Personnel must hold an enhanced DBS check - full assistance will be provided.

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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