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1:1 Learning Support Assistant 

  • Are you an experienced Teaching assistant ?
  • Have you had any experience working with SEN pupils?
  • Do you have experience working with EYFS?

Teaching personnel are delighted to say we have a full time 1:1 Learning Support Assistant position we are currently advertising for a primary school located in the Christchurch area. This double entry form primary school consists of 200 pupils, the school prides itself on enabling their pupils to develop confidence, resilience, positivity and an embrace of life long learning.  The school aims to offer the chosen applicant an enriching environment in which they can develop professionally whilst feeling valued and fully supported. The chosen applicant can rest assured they will enjoy a healthy work-life balance whilst making a really positive impact on the pupils and school. This role would be starting in September and would be a full time role.

The role in question would be primarily based around 1:1 work with a pupil in reception who requires additional support throughout the school day. The pupil in question would require help in completing their day to day school activities. This may also involve; behaviour guidance, creating positive relationships with other pupils and boosting confidence and self-esteem.

The role would also include:

  • Aiding the teacher with the general  day to day running of the class
  • Upholding the values  of the school
  • Aiding the teacher with the set-up and set-down of the classroom

The ideal candidate for the role would have:

  • A desire to expand their knowledge and skill set in the educational sector
  • Experiences working in a teaching assistant role
  • Experience working with SEN pupils
  • Safeguarding qualifications (desired, not essential)
  • Teaching assistant qualifications
  • A positive and reliable working attitude

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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