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Teaching Assistant required in Wantage

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a school in the Wantage area who are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to work with them on a full time basis. 

The school is a mainstream primary school who need a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with Special Educational Needs. 

The pupil is in year 4 and has Special Educational Needs in the form of social, emotional and mental health needs and attachment issues. They are currently working below thier age related expectations and need one to one support throughout the week to help them close this gap. 

The school start at 8.35am and finish at 3.05pm.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience working with children
  • Have experience supporting those with special educational needs
  • Be calm, patient and empathetic 
  • Be well organised, reliable and trustworthy
  • Be proactive and efficient
  • Be flexible in thier approach and willing to undertake a variety of tasks

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Be restraint trained i.e. Team Teach trained
  • Have a DBS that is registered with the DBS update service 

If you are intrested in this role and fit all the mandatory criteria listed above please email me as soon as possible on

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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