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Teaching Assistant Required for SEN School

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Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant with Special Needs experience to work in our SEN Secondary School in Portsmouth. The pupils in this school have communication disorders within the autistic spectrum, as well as speech and language difficulties.

The ideal candidate must:

- Have previous experience working with Special Needs pupils

- Be able to multitask and have the flexibility to help in a variety of situations

- Be happy to work in small groups, as well as on a 1:1 basis

- Have the ability to use their initiative and not be afraid to muck in

Makaton or Team Teach qualifications will be beneficial, but is not essential. A typical school day will start at 08:30 and finish at 15:30. The TA will need to get involved with the pupils right from the start, and demonstrate an effective approach. Those who are interested will be welcome to spend a trial day at the school, upon undergoing a vetting process.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, please email your CV for consideration. We have various other positions that come in regularly for a TA in SEN schools, so there is an opportunity to work at many schools in your area, both on day to day supply and long term placements.

Teaching Personnel also offer development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and Safeguarding can be attained alongside a number of other courses specified to working in various education settings.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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