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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working exclusively with a SEN School based in Belper who cater for students with ASC and learning disabilities who require a teaching assistant to start with them in September.

The School

They provide places for students aged 4 to 19 who live in Derbyshire, Derby City, Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire. They also have a residential provision and a hub for primary aged, average ability students with autism and are a split-site school with their 14-19 department located in Belper.

  • 'Good' OFSTED
  • Part of the Esteem Multi Academy Trust
  • "The headteacher and senior leadership team have improved the quality of teaching and ensured the school is improving rapidly. They have developed robust monitoring systems, which help to ensure that achievement is good for the pupils"
  • The proportion of pupils who are supported by the pupil premium is approximately a third of the school population, which is average compared with national figures. This extra government funding supports pupils who are known to be eligible for free school meals and/or looked after children

The ideal candidate:

The role will require you to support with classroom based tasks and also work on a 1:1 basis supporting the children emotionally and with their education and learning. Candidates with relevant experience within education and a classroom are desired. This is an incredibly rewarding role that demands a dedicated, passionate individual wanting to fully commit to the position.

  • Be confident in a SEND school and challenging setting
  • Have a nurturing and patient manner
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Come from an education or health care background or have relevant experience working with ASC, ADHD, VI, MLD, PMLD and other disabilities

Benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

Please apply below by uploading your up-to-date CV or call the East Midlands Office on 0115 670 0104.

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.

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