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Are you seeking an exciting new challenge? Do you want to help support and make a differents to young peoples lives? If the answer is yes, then please read on...

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Devizes.  The school is a specialist school for pupils with Communication and Interaction difficulties. The pupils are grouped in small, well-staffed classes and provided with high quality learning and teaching opportunities, including Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC). As a Teaching Assistant you will be working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons, you will be working alongside a team of support staff in class, and you will be working on a 1-1 basis with SEN students.

The successful candidate must:

  • be nurturing and enthusiastic
  • be enthusiastic and positive
  • be resilient
  • be confident working with challenging behaviour

To be successful in this role it is desirable if you:

  • have experience working within a school setting
  • have experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties including ADHD, SEMH and ASC.
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school

If you would like to be considered for the role please APPLY today! Or call 01202 558848 or email lucy.markham@teachingpersonnel.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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