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Teaching Assistant (SEN)

  1. SEN General
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne
Date posted : 09/06/23
  1. Full Time
£11.83 - 15.00 per hour

Job description

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We are looking for a passionate Teaching Assistant to join one of our specialist alternative provisions based in Newcastle. 

Our schools support children with special educational needs and disabilties. All pupils have a wide variety of diagnoses and needs including autism, ADHD, speech and language delay or disorder, behaviour and attachment disorder and physical disabilities.


Must have an Enhanced Child and Adult DBS on the update service
Must be a patient and reliable
Be able to work well in a team
Be proactive in meeting student's needs.
Have 1:1, 2:1 or small group working experience with vulnerable people.
Have experience with SEN in a primary/secondary school setting or other areas of working.
Should be able to empathise with their pupils and be able to set a good example.


Supporting the teaching and learning of SEN pupils across the school, working with struggling pupils or those who have become stifled by the curriculum.
Helping them meet their potential through smaller booster groups and 1:1 sessions.
Supporting pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs
Working closely with the SENCO to monitor and advance developments in both academic and social areas.


Location - Newcastle
Position - SEN Teaching Assistant
Type of work - Group and One to One (1:1) sessions
Contract or position start date - ASAP
Duration/Likely Duration – Ongoing
Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temp to Perm
Full time/part time - Full time
Minimum rate of pay - Minimum rate £11.83 (£76.89 - daily)
Hours - 8:30 – 15:30

if you are looking to join one of our provisons, please register with your CV today and a member of our Tyne Tees SEN team will be in touch! 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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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We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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