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Teaching Assistant - Part time (flexible hours)

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. We are currently seeking an SEN teaching assistant to work at one of our local school’s in North Dorset. The school is an ‘Excellent’ Ofsted rated school that cater for 131 children between the ages of 2 and 19 with profound and multiple (PMLD), severe (SLD) or complex learning difficulties. Some children have additional sensory or physical impairments, speech and language disorders or medical needs, others are on the autistic spectrum.

What the role involves:

  • working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons
  • working alongside a team of support staff in class
  • working on a 1-1 basis with students

This is a full time role, starting immediately. It is a temporary position but there is the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate.

To be successful in this role you should:

  • have experience working within a school setting
  • have experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties
  • be resilient and confident working with challenging behaviour
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing
  • be nurturing and enthusiastic
  • The school is not easily accessed by public transport so a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential

If you would be interested in the role above, please contact Teaching Personnel on 01202 558848  or email your CV to lucy.markham@teachingpersonnel.com 

Working on a supply basis for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits:

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • GBP9.50 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

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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