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Support Assistant for students with Mild Learning Difficulties

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Support Assistant for students with Mild Learning Difficulties

Sheffield - Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are looking for passionate and caring individuals to provide in school support for children with moderate learning difficulties. You may be required to work 1:1 with a particular student or work as a teaching assistant for small classes in specialist Special Educational Needs schools.

You will promote student's education as well as their personal development, working alongisde the class teacher. The role involves:

  • Working together with other support staff, teachers and medical staff
  • Aiding children with their communication and de-escalating challenging behaviour
  • Assisting in all aspects of personal care
  • Enabling student participation in lesson times, during playtime or on school trips
  • Being aware of emergency procedures e.g. fire alarm procedures or in the event of a fall/accident

We accept applications from people who are:

  • Experienced supporting individuals with complex needs
  • Experienced teaching assistants, support workers, people from a care background
  • Registered with a DBS on the Update Service (or willing to get one)

You will be paid weekly and earn between £57-£70 per day. Teaching Personnel pride ourselves on our high quality candidate care so you will be assigned your own Specialist Recruitment Consultant to guide you through the process. There are also lots of opportunities to build upon your personal development, through our online CPD Academy or on our termly courses.

If this sounds like the role for you then please do not hesitate to send an up to date CV to or click APPLY now!

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