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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you looking for a rewarding and varied role in which you can make a real contribution?

Do you have experience working with children or experience of helping those with additional needs?

Speak to Teaching Personnel!

We work closely with a variety of SEN schools across the South Derbyshire area and they are seeking Teaching Assistants to support children who present with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. You don't need to have specific qualifications, we are looking for candidates with the right attitude and personality to helping those with Special Needs. The successful Teaching Assistant will start after the February half term break and it is likely that you will end up in a long term role, or perhaps working across a few schools on a regular basis until the end of the academic year.

We're looking for someone who...

Will ideally be available between 3 and 5 days per week and have access to a car. Many of our provisions cater for children in both a primary and secondary age range so an open mind to working with all ages is desirable. If you don't have experience of working witin a school environment, we are still interested in hearing about any transferable skills you may feel are suitable. A flexible and resilient attitude is essential! Any experience working in a carer or youth work environment is also desirable.

The role...

Each day will be different. You will be working in different classrooms across Key Stage 1, 2, 3 or 4. You will assist with general classroom duties and activities, as well as occasionally providing 121 support for pupils struggling to work within the classroom.

In return...

Flexible hours - to suit you!

Be part of a friendly and supportive team who put the children's needs first

Excellent rates of pay

Access to our exclusive CPD Academy

Your own dedicated consultant!

Potential opportunities of permanent contracts

If you are seeking work where you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you. Teaching Personnel look to seek the most committed, professional individuals in the market to find you your perfect role.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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