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Teaching Assistant - Reception

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Primary Learning Support Assistant

  • Full time 
  • Hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • GBP10 - GBP11 Per hour
  • Mainstream Primary School
  • Huyton
  • Start date: ASAP

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a Mainstream Primary School in Huyton, Liverpool, who are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work 1-1 with a pupil with Special Education Needs (SEN) in Reception. The pupil has extremely difficult challenging behaviour and can display agitation to others, so the ideal candidate will have experience working with challenging behaviour and be able to use de escalation techniques when required. Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you have previous experience in a similar position and will be able to hit the ground running in order to assist the pupil emotionally with returning to school.

The role could be set to start as soon as June, however it may now be September 2020.

Being a SEN TA is both challenging and rewarding and the role is likely to vary hugely on a day to day basis.

The tasks which a SEN TA carries out can include:

  • Preparing materials, equipment and lessons
  • Assessing the individual learning needs of pupils
  • Evaluating and reporting pupils’ progress to teachers, carers, healthcare professionals and anybody else who helps them
  • Positively managing challenging behaviour and dealing with difficult situations
  • Liaising with parents, carers and other professionals who work with the pupils
  • Supervising activities such as trips locally.

If you are interested in this role, then please apply with a copy of your up to date CV for immediate cxonsideration. 

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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