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Teaching Personnel is working with a SEN school based in Plymouth that caters for pupils aged 5-16 years, with a variety of SEN including complex needs and SEMH needs. All of the pupils who attend the school are no longer in mainstream education and have Education and Health Care Plans. The school is looking for people who have worked as a Support Worker, Youth Worker, Sports Coach or Teaching Assistant to carry out support roles in their school.

The role would be working across a variety of year groups, supporting both on a 1:1 basis and working within small groups. The school tailors the National Curriculum to suit each individual.

Class sizes are small and there will usually be a Teacher, HLTA and other Teaching Assistants in the classroom, however, you will be expected to use your own initiative and be proactive.

The role is to start ASAP, is full time- 8:30-3:30 Monday to Friday. It is also term time only. This role has the potential to be a permanent contract direct with the school for the right person.

The ideal candidate MUST:

  • Have a full, clean driving licence with access to a car daily
  • Have experience working with children in an education setting
  • Be available immediately with ability to carry out a long-term role
  • Be passionate about working with children and supporting learning and welfare

We can offer you:

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP Tokens – supporting national children and education charities through your direction

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 Harley 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 teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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