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Job description

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

 Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Temporary-Permanent

Location: Penzance, Cornwall

Daily Rate: GBP57-GBP65

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a role in a challenging school environment? Have you got experience working with ASD or are you interested in working with pupils with challenging behaviour? Teaching Personnel is currently looking to appoint an enthusiastic SEN TA with experience of ASD and challenging behaviour for a primary school in Penzance. It is an ambitious school, within a diverse and exciting community. The school’s curriculum ensures that students are given equal opportunities to challenge themselves as no one will be missed and help those who fall behind.


• Have experience working as a SEN TA

• Encouraging children's confidence, self-esteem, and independence

• Helping children understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating

• Putting into practice individual education, social, behavioural and personal care programmes

• Providing feedback and assistance to teachers

• Recognizing signs of distress in children and offering reassurance

• Attending to pupils' physical needs

• Will work closely with SENCo, EYFS lead, parents and other professionals

The school offers:

• A large and well-resourced SEN provision

• A welcoming, vibrant and inclusive school community

• Dedicated and passionate support staff

• Excellent career development opportunities

Teaching Personnel

• Excellent rates of pay

• Direct links to local schools

• Dedicated Consultants who will cater for your employment needs

• Commitment to quality and safeguarding

Please apply for this role below and one of our consultants will be in touch shortly to discuss the next steps with you.

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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