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Teaching Assistant

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Do you love working with children?

Are you experienced or looking to start to get into a Teaching Assistant role?

The School and Job:

Teaching Personnel have a long-standing relationship with a SEN School in Frome, who cater for boys and girls with special needs such as Autism and Complex Learning Needs. The School has an in-house team of qualified therapists offering Speech and Language TherapyOccupational Therapy and Sensory Integration.

You will be working as a Teaching Assistant responsible for supporting termly topics across the class of 4-8 students and also 1:1 support.

The most important trait that prospective applicants should have is an engaging personality and a willingness to help. Applicants with a good attitude to work and the ability to be pro-active will thrive in this SEN school.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Any relevant SEN/Autism experience or qualifications is desired, however not essential so please still apply.
  • A passion and enthusiasm to see pupils achieve their best potential 
  • Dedication to the needs of all your pupils, working with other staff members to offer emotional and academic support
  • Good interpersonal skills and confidence
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Enjoys a challenge

Candidates are required to work full time 8.30am-15:30. We currently considering candidates who can start ASAP or in January. 

Who are Teaching Personnel? We are the UK’s Largest Education Recruitment Agency, with dedicated branches working in partnership with local SEN, Primary and Secondary Schools. This is our 21st year of supporting Schools and we are rapidly expanding, with over 10,000 candidates out working each week! With a range of short term, medium and long term positions available, you can have a pick of vacancies!

If this diverse role is something that you consider to fit your skills and would be interested in finding out more about this this exciting role then please apply.

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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