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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are recruiting for Teaching Assistants to work in our client SEN school in Plymouth.

  • Full and Part Time hours available
  • GBP285 - GBP325 per week
  • 1:1 Teaching Assistant

The school is a SEN school in Plymouth, catering for primary and secondary aged pupils who have been excluded from mainstream education. This includes pupils who are temporarily excluded, permanently excluded and pupils with special educational needs (Autism, ADHD, and SEMH). Pupils in this school can display challenging behaviour.

As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for engaging the pupil in their education. Work will be set by the class teacher and you will support the pupil with this. You will also be responsible for behaviour management. Some of our 1:1 Teaching Assistants are required to work off-site with the pupils. This would normally be at a library or learning zone and you would be required to transport the pupil.

Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for TA's who are resilient, confident with behaviour management and have a good sense of humour.

Experience working in a school isn't required; we would also welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds in youth work, support work, sports coaching, military, custodial service and residential care.

We have full time, part time and ad-hoc hours available.

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of GBP44, plus an annual subscription fee of GBP13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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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