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Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to get into a supportive school?

Teaching Personnel are looking for a full-time permanent teaching assistant who loves working with children. You will be supporting SEN Pupils who are Secondary aged with ASC needs. The school is in Lymington, Hampshire and is rated “Outstanding” by OFSTED.

This can be a challenging position but highly rewarding, working with children who would respond well to someone nurturing and resilient. You will be supported by a very strong and collaborative team throughout your journey. This will be a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in education in a very well managed SEN school.

No experience is needed but a can-do attitude is essential. Full training will be provided.

You will be:

  • Fun and creative, happy to get involved in messy play and creative subjects
  • An excellent communicator
  • Someone who can think outside of the box
  • Have a resilient personality
  • Open and willing to learn throughout

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting Secondary aged pupils who have a range of special educational needs
  • Supporting pupils on a 1-1 basis where necessary
  • Learning about PECS and Makaton 
  • Working alongside other staff to achieve the best outcomes for pupils
  • Getting involved in a range of subjects including Art, DT, Outdoor Education, PE and Core Subjects

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "apply now" and we will be in touch within 1-2 working days.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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