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Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency and we are the preferred provider for schools in and around Dorset. We are currently seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Bovington. The school is a brand new school which caters for students with autism. It currently is a very small school of 20 students but is likely to expand to up to 80 students within the next year. 

As a Classroom Assistant you will be working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons, you will be working alongside a team of support staff in class, and you will be working on a 1-1 basis with SEN students.

The successful candidate must:

  • be nurturing and enthusiastic
  • be enthusiastic and positive
  • be resilient
  • be confident working with challenging behaviour

To be successful in this role it is desirable if you:

  • have experience working within a school setting 
  • have experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties including ADHD, SEMH and ASC.
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing

This is a full time, temporary role but has the opportunity to go permenant for the right candidate. 

Working as a Teaching Assistant for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits:

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay (GBP9.50 an hour)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Please contact Lucy at the Dorset SEN Branch at lucy.markham@teachingpersonnel.com or call 01202 558848 if you require more information or would like to apply directly. 

If you like the sound of this role, but are looking for something part time or within a different SEN school or location then please still apply as we have other roles available in and around Dorset in a range of Primary, Secondary and SEN schools. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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