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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking for flexible, varied work that fits around your lifestyle? If you want to work as a Teaching Assitant in Special Educational Needs Schools, register with Teaching Personnel today! 

Teaching Personnel can offer successful candidates:

  • Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field such as; Autism Awareness, Safeguarding, Team Teach and many more!
  • An experienced, expert Consultant with a specialist SEN Branch, along with our dedicated on call service
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Broad and varied work placements to pick and choose from

The successful candidate must have some experience working in some of the following roles:

  • Care or Support Worker
  • Youth Work
  • Within SEN Schools as a Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant or Personal Care Assistant
  • Within mainstream schools in Nurture units, Inclusion Units, Autism units or units for Visually/Hearing Impaired students
  • Be confident working with children and young people with a multitude of Special Needs

Working as a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting children accompanied by a Teacher and a Learning Support Assistant. You will be working with children and young people with a multitude of SEND such as:

  • Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties 
  • Autism 
  • Global Development Disorder
  • Dyslexia / Dyspraxia
  • Speech Language Communication Needs
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

To work for Teaching Personnel in any capacity, you must have a Child Workforce Only DBS that is registered on the Update Service, or be happy to apply for one through ourselves.

For additional information, please contact the East Midlands SEN branch on 0115 8456409.


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

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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