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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you a Dance or Dance Therapy Graduate looking to get into the Education and/or Special Educational Needs sector?

Teaching Personnel are specifically looking for Dance Graduates to work in our diverse and unique Special Educational Needs schools and provisions, across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

The role will involve working with children who present with Autism, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. We work with schools, alternative provisions and local authority teams.

We find that Dance graduates are excellent candidates for our provisions, with the ability to offer an alternative and extra-curricular subject. We are looking for Dance Graduates with the following experience:

  • Desire to make a difference for vulnerable young people
  • Experience working with young people or adults who present with challenging behaviour in schools, care work, health care or youth work roles
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the Autistic Spectrum and how to improve the quality of education for children on the spectrum
  • Confidence and willingness to undertake trial days in a variety of provisions - find the best fit for you!
  • Open mind and nurturing attitude
  • Flexible approach to working across a broad range of schools
  • Ideally hold a driving licence and have access to a car
  • Ideally available full time however we will consider part time applications

For additional information, please contact Emma Gale as soon as possible to discuss the roles we have currently available.

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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