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Support Assistant Required (SLD)

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting a Support Assistant to work with students in an SEND school in Leicestershire for students with severe learning difficulties (SLD) , the role will commence after the February half term on a long term basis.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with students with severe learning difficulties across Key Stages 3 and 4 who are in need of extra support within their lessons and occasionally at break and lunch times. You will be responsible for assisting with managing and tracking student's behaviour and personal development. The school delivers the national curriculum to students as well as a sensory curriculum for those with the most profound difficulties, there is a variety of SEND in the school including:

  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Autism

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with severe learning difficulties. However, the client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, care work and graduates; the most important quality is a passion for improving the lives of young people and a kind and nurturing personality.

Teaching Personnel can offer:

- Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include Team Teach, Autism Awareness and Safeguarding to help with your personal development

- A range of online courses to improve your knowledge of SEND

- Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks

- Competitive pay

- myTP app which gives you access to a range of resources including an online diary

- A range of employment opportunities including Long term, Short term and Permanent work

Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us on 0116 201 4500 or alternatively please email your CV across to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

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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