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Teaching Assistant (SEMH Support)

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Job description

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Penzance, Cornwall

Temporary, Fixed term


Teaching Personnel is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (SEMH support) to join our successful supply team and work in a local SEMH school in Cornwall. This is a fixed term or temporary role, which will commence as soon as possible.


The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative SEN team, the SEN TA will focus on working with the teacher in the class and provide 1-1 guidance to pupils, whilst also providing general classroom support for the class.


The school

This is a "Good" SEN school that is looking for a committed and successful SEN TA to join their motivated team. The local community is highly supportive of the school and parental involvement is very positive.


To be considered for the SEN TA position, you will:

  • Ideally hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare (not essential).
  • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in an SEN environment
  • Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

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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