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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

If you have experience working in any type of Mental Health setting, we would love to hear from you!

We work with a variety of provisions across Derby that cater for pupils who present with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. Our provisions require individuals who are compassionate, caring and confident to work with extremely challenging behaviour, for disaffected pupils.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic we are looking for poeple that can be flexible and that are availalbe to work at least 3 days per week. You also need to have access to your own car. 

The type of candidates we are ideally looking for include:

  • Youth Workers
  • Support Workers
  • Prison workers
  • Experience gained in mental health units
  • Experience gained in inclusion units of schools
  • Experience gained in Pupil Referral Units
  • Team Teach trained (or similar such as MAPA, NAPPI and PI training)
  • Ex-military
  • Sports coaches

We require candidates who can help to support pupils in these provisions, specifically helping to reduce anxiety, support the class teacher with disruptive behaviour, and help the students to progress both academically and socially.

The roles from our clients are varied, therefore we are looking for resilient, versatile individuals who are hoping to make a difference to hard to reach young people in the Derby community.

Why work for Teaching Personnel? 

  • Competitve rates of pay - GBP65 per day for this role 
  • Dedicated recruitment consultant 
  • The chance to work accross SEN/Primary and Secondary schools 


Please apply with an up to date CV ensuring it details SEN experience and at least 6 years of career history. 

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. 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 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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