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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel is looking for an experienced SEND/SEN Teaching Assistant to start after October half term.

The school is based in St Austell and dedicates it’s time to providing a secure and nurturing environment for the students. There are a small number of students at this school and the support staff work on a 1:1 basis, all reporting to one Manager.

The Role:

The school requires an experienced teaching assistant with special education experience. You will be predominately working with children with Autism (ASD) and will be working on a 1:1 basis everyday. The children require support with learning, but also with everyday activities in school, so experience with children on the autistic spectrum is essential even if it isn’t within a school.


You must meet the following criteria to be considered for this role:

  • Experience with children with SEND (Autism/ASD)
  • Excellent communication skills(you will be dealing with many colleagues/professionals/parents in the role)
  • Experience with helping SEND children access the curriculum
  • A patient and calm approach
  • Very good team skills and a good sense of humour

If your skills and experience match the above, please apply as soon as possible.

Not right for you but you know a colleague/friend perfect for the role? If you refer a suitable candidate to us and they are successful, you will receive a GBP50 cash bonus.

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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