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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant required in Blandford Forum, North Dorset

About the school:

  • Caters for students with Autism (ASC) and associated difficulties
  • An average of 40 students between the ages of 7-19
  • Day and residential school
  • Excellent on site facilities, located in the beautiful countryside

About the position:

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting students in class, around the school site and off site
  • Full training provided including MAPA training (behaviour de-escalation)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Fantastic training opportunities

Person specification:

  • Confident, adaptable and compassionate
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle as the school is not easily located with public transport
  • Previous experience of supporting young people with special needs
  • Experience of working in a school setting
  • Comfortable supporting students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis


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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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