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SEN/PMLD Teaching Assistant - Lichfield 

Are you an experienced working with children with special educational needs and looking for your next position? 

Teaching Personnel are looking for SEN teaching assistants to work full-time in a special school in Lichfield. The role is Monday to Friday from 8:30 – 4:00 daily and will involve supporting children with autism 1:1, delivering and assisting with learning activities, supporting with therapies, managing challenging behaviours and providing overall care.

The school caters for children with autism, severe learning difficulties and complex needs. 

 The ideal candidate 

  • Have experience working with SEN, SEMH or SLD, ASD.
  • Teaching Assistant level 3 (or equivalent) ideal but not necessary 
  • A keen interest in the wellbeing of SEN children 
  • Confident and resilient personality  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to promote positive interaction with pupils.  
  • Will have the right to work in the UK and have a Child and adult workforce DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one.   

The candidate must have the right to work in the UK and have a Child enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one.

If this role is of interest to you please get in contact with Teaching Personnel, you can do this by either clicking 'Apply Now' pr emailing an up-to-date 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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