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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are working with a school in central Poole that are currently looking for staff to start ASAP. The school cater for 210 pupils aged 3-19, with a comprehensive range of special educational needs. In addition, many pupils may also have other needs alongside this such as;

  • Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) including pupils with Autism and Asperger's
  • Cognition and learning needs covering a wide range of needs, including moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), where children are likely to need support in all areas of the curriculum and associated difficulties with mobility and communication, through to profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), where children are likely to have severe and complex learning difficulties as well as a physical disability or sensory impairment.
  • Specific learning difficulties (SpLD) which affect one or more specific aspects of learning. This encompasses a range of conditions such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.
  • Social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Sensory and/or physical needs

Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for TA's who are creative, resilient, confident with behaviour management and have a good sense of humour.

Experience working in a school is NOT required, we would also welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds in Youth Work, Sports Coaching, Military, Custodial Service and Residential Care.

The school are keen to see people sooner rather than later, so please do not hesitate to apply for immediate consideration.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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