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ASC Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs)

Apply your creative and caring nature to enhance the quality of a child’s education. In partner with a specialist ASC school near Colchester, we are seeking several Teaching Assistants to work with pupils from primary age through to post-16 (5-18 years). Each pupil is treated as an individual and their needs range from low functioning (Non-Verbal, Severe Learning Difficulties) to high functioning (Verbal, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Asperger’s Syndrome)

This particular role would be great for existing SEN Teaching Assistants, Support Workers, Care Workers, Graduates or Students (Art, Psychology, Education, Sociology, Sport and more), Ex-Military or Police, Youth Workers, Sports Coaches, Behaviour Mentors, 1:1 Teaching Assistants.

Expect to be managing challenging behaviour on a day-to-day basis; class sizes are small with a high ratio of support staff. You will be supported by all staff at the school and will work from 8.30am until 4.30pm on a full-time basis. The role is available immediately, so ideally you will be able to start ASAP but this is not essential. Working through Teaching Personnel means that you will work at the school on a long-term temporary basis, with the opportunity to gain a permanent contract at the school. We can offer excellent support and dedicated specialist consultants, who will ensure you are vetted and ready to work as quickly as possible. You will also have access to accredited CPD courses, to further your own career development.

Apply now, to be contacted by our Candidate Consultant for an initial chat about the role and to start the registration process.

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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