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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant required in Templecombe, close to Wincanton in Somerset

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an an independent, BESD/SEMH Special School for boys with specific learning difficulties associated with learning delays or underachievement including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD, OCD and mild auditory, visual and physical disabilities. 

They are a small close-knit community which seeks to provide an excellent education within a secure and caring environment, where every child can feel safe and is valued as an individual. Everything we do is centred upon recognising the particular special and individual needs of each pupil, helping him to overcome his difficulties and to achieve his full potential.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Has experience supporting young people with social, emotional or mental health needs or other behavioural difficulties
  • Is resilient and adaptable
  • Is creative and hands on
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle as this school is not accessed by public transport

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities for permanent employment
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Weekly pay
  • Training opportunities

Click ‘apply now’ or call into branch to find out more information.

Lauren Waters

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

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