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Are you looking for part-time / flexible work opportunities?

Teaching Personnel are currently wanting to speak with anyone seeking a Teaching Assistant role within Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. We are working hard to recruit passionate, person centred individuals that will be available on a flexible basis, often providing emergency cover for our client schools in Northumberland.

We have a variety of Learning Support Assistant roles in our SEMH and ASC client schools in the Northumberland area available that will be in need of experienced, dedicated Teaching Assistant’s come September. As a Learning Support Assistant you will be working with students across a variety of age ranges with a multitude of Special Needs including:

-          ASC

-          SEMH

-          ADHD

-          PMLD

-          Have experienced trauma

-          Challenging behaviours

-          Learning Difficulties


-          Experience with Special Needs / challenging behaviour

-          Experience with children whether that be in an educational, care, youth work setting

-          A Child Workforce ONLY DBS that is registered on the Update Service or be happy to purchase one


-          Health and Social Care qualification

-          Teaching Assistant qualification

-          Moving and Handling

Teaching Personnel can offer Learning Support Assistants:

-          Competitive pay rates of up to GBP70 per day, however long term rates can be negotiated on your behalf

-          Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field such as: Autism Awareness, Safeguarding, Behaviour That Challenges and more

-          An experienced Consultant along with our dedicated on call service

Teaching Personnel are currently holding virtual, VIDEO interviews for candidates wanting to register to ensure that we can have candidates fully cleared for work as soon as the schools reopen. For more information please get in touch today.

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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