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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Provide 1:1, 2:1 or group support for children who need additional help
  • Work under the guidance of the classroom teacher to support children and control behaviour in the classroom
  • Social and emotional support
  • Encourage positive behaviour in and around the school
  • Helping with school trips, events and outings

The School:

  • SEN School based in Colchester
  • Aim to deliver a high quality educational experiences to all pupils
  • Supports students with a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
  • Students aged between 10-16, each with their own EHCP

Ideal Candidate:

  • Team Teach Trained!
  • Experience working with children is desirable but not essential
  • Have a passion for wanting to make a positive difference in children’s lives
  • An energetic person and patient person, confident working with challenging behaviour
  • Can support small groups of children and on 1:1 basis
  • Candidates with a ‘can do’ attitude willing to take on a challenge

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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