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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are currently recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant in the Dorset area. The position is at a specialist SEN school that caters for young people include ASD, ADHD, Complex needs and attachment disorders. 


The school believes that all young people should be provided with appropriate education in a safe, stable, containing learning environment. Special needs teaching assistants are given opportunities to succeed through the use of highly personalised individual education plans to help support their students.

To succeed in this role you'll need:

-          Sensitivity and understanding

-          Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations

-          To enjoy working with other people

-          The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure

-          To be flexible and open to change

-          Excellent verbal communication skills

-          Knowledge of teaching and the ability to design courses

-          Knowledge of psychology

As a One to One SEN Teaching Assistant you will be:

-          Preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher

-          Working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups

-          Adapting support according to needs

-          Looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare

-          Creating a stimulating environment

-          Giving information and help to teachers


If you feel you have the right personality and experience for this role then please click apply below or email 

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.

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