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Job description

A primary school in Southwark is looking for a Teaching Assistant who is available immediately for a full time position

Are you a Teaching Assistant with experience in SEN Schools and seeking a supporting role in an overachieving school?

An SEN School is seeking a Teaching Assistant to support pupils with Autism and challenging behaviour.

The students have global delay and require assistance with feeding and changing, so you must be experienced in providing personal care.

The class comprises of 6 pupils, who you will be working with on a 1:1 basis, supervising during Numeracy, Literacy, Art classes, and activity/games sessions. The school has a sensory room, as well as a games room and an activity rooms, so it is well equipped to meet the needs of the pupils. There will be other teaching assistants working with you, alongside the teacher. Experience working with special needs pupils is a must. As it is a full time role you need to be available full time, long term.

To be put forward for this position you will be required to have the following:

  • A naturally caring and supportive nature.
  • Experience working with children with SEN.
  • Immediate, full time, availability.
  • A DBS on the updated service, or be willing to complete one asap.
  • Have completed training relevant to this position (first aid, moving and handling, safeguarding, Makaton, PECS is desirable but not essential).
  • Can provide excellent references from previous employment.

Performing well in this role offers the possibility of securing a permanent position with the school.

Teaching Personnel has been operating in the UK for over 20 years and we are committed to improving the quality of teaching and staff supply. Therefore, we offer training courses that are either free of charge or at a reduced cost, with a dedicated consultant that will liaise with you regularly to ensure you are happy in your position.

What Teaching Personnel Offer:

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Weekly pay rate
  • No hidden fees via umbrella or pay roll companies
  • Pension and NI contributions
  • Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area
  • Dedicated Personal Consultant
  • Loyalty Rewards Scheme

If you have the right skills and experience to work as an SEN TA, please get in touch with Teaching Personnel through the contact details provided to register with the London Bridge Branch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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