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Teaching Assistant

  1. SEN General
  2. Aylesbury
Date posted : 10/05/24
  1. Full Time
£85 - 95 per day

Job description

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Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young children with additional needs? Do you thrive in an environment where compassion, empathy, and resilience are key? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team at a primary behavioral school in Alyesbury!

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to provide additional support to our wonderful students. As a Youth Worker, you will play a crucial role in creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every child feels valued and supported in their journey towards personal growth and success.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide one-on-one and group support to primary-aged students with behavioral challenges, helping them to develop positive coping strategies and social skills.
  2. Foster positive relationships with students, building trust and rapport to support their emotional well-being and academic progress.
  3. Collaborate closely with teachers, support staff, and external agencies to implement behavior management strategies and support plans tailored to individual student needs.
  4. Plan and deliver engaging and interactive activities designed to promote social-emotional development, resilience, and self-esteem.
  5. Act as a positive role model for students, demonstrating empathy, patience, and respect in all interactions.


  • Previous experience working with young children in a behavioral school or similar setting is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish positive relationships with children and colleagues.
  • Resilience, patience, and a proactive approach to supporting children through challenging situations.
  • A genuine passion for working with young children and a commitment to their well-being and success.


  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment, where your contributions are valued and appreciated.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development, including access to relevant workshops and courses.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of young children, helping them to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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