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Teaching assistant (part time)

Job description

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. We are currently seeking an SEN teaching assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Poole. The school caters for children with poor behaviour who cannot attend mainstream school however; it runs the same as a mainstream primary school. however the class sizes are much smaller of 6-8 pupils.

What the role involves:

  • working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons
  • working alongside a team of support staff in class
  • working on a 1-1 basis with students

This is a full time role, starting immediately. It is a temporary position but there is the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate.

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

  • have experience working within a school setting (preferably primary)
  • 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
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing

The successful candidate must:

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

Working on a supply basis for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits:

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

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.

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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