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Teaching Assistant

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An alternative provision based in Nottingham are looking for Responsible Teaching Assistants to support them this academic year.

The provision has sites all across Nottinghamshire, however are particularly looking to employ teaching assistants in the Arnold and Sneinton Area, however also have regular demands in Asply, Bulwell, Hucknall, Mansfield and Worksop.

About the Provision:

The Provision offers support to students who are not able to attend a mainstream school due to a variety of reason (including, exclusion, anxiety, SEMH, challenging behaviour or SEN needs, ASC, ADHD and MLD). The provision supports students from 5 to 18 years of age, and offers them a variety of vocational and academic education, so they can thrive in their education and achieve their own personal goals. The provision offers a variety of groups work and 1:1 support, as a teaching assistant you will be working with the students on a 1:1 basis. 

About your role:

  • Working one-to-one with two students per day (morning and afternoon)
  • Drive students between home and the learning locations
  • Your role will be to follow schemes of work and plan/adapt your resources (although some resources will be available and you will have the direct support of a line manager)
  • Available 9am to 3pm
  • between GBP60 to GBP70 day rate

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Experience supporting students from age 5 to 18, and confident in lesson/activity planning
  • Full Driving License
  • Teaching Assistant Experience/Qualification or a Degree related to Education ideally
  • Previous experience in an education, youth or residential setting
  • Additional CPD such as Autism Awareness, Team Teach or Safeguarding (desired but not essential)
  • A nurturing and calming attitude
  • Knowledge of Makaton, PECS or BSL (Desirable but NOT essential)

For more information, please apply or email your CV to

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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