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Supply Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are proud to be working exclusively with an SEN school in Colchester, who are seeking Special Needs Teaching Assistants to join their school on a flexible basis.

As a SEN TA, you could be working with students who have needs including, but not limited to:

  • PMLD (profound and multiple learning difficulties)
  • MLD (mild learning difficulties)
  • SLD (severe learning difficulties)
  • ASC (Autistic Spectrum Conditions)
  • SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health)

You will be required to:

  • Support pupils on a 1:1 basis where required
  • Provide support with challenging behaviours
  • Support pupil’s communication needs
  • Some personal care may be involved

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have proven experience working in educational setting or with children/adults that have special needs
  • Are passionate, proactive and dedicated about improving the learning opportunities for children and young people
  • Have an ability to work with a range of children and young people with additional and complex needs
  • Are flexible, enthusiastic and resilient, with a good sense of humour

Additional information 

  • Temporary or Permanent contracts available
  • Full time and part time positions available as well as supply/flexible opportunities
  • It would be beneficial for you to drive

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. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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