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Teaching Assistant - SEN

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently supporting numerous mainstream schools across Selby which have specialist 'Hubs' for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

If you are, therefore, a Teaching Assistant who is passionate about supporting children with a variety of complex needs, then we would like to hear from you!

Our client schools often require Teaching Assistants for both general cover and 1:1 SEN support at short notice. Therefore, we require enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to join our friendly team of educational professionals, who can provide emergency cover, often at the last minute.

Roles range for day to day cover, as well as longer term positions and permanent vacancies for the right candidates.

Working with Teaching Personnel brings something different every day. As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will find yourself either providing much needed support within specialist 'Hubs' or on a 1:1 basis with specific individuals. Our client schools are seeking SEN Teaching Assistants with experience supporting children with Autism (ASC), Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLNC).

The ideal applicant will:

  • be a qualified Teaching Assistant OR have experience supporting individuals with complex needs (ideally both)
  • have an understanding of either ASC, SLCN and/or SEMH
  • be hard working, proactive and show the ability to use your own initiative
  • have at least 3 days availability per week
  • have access to your own transport and be flexible to travel around York

Teaching Personnel can offer:

  • Your own specialist Recruitment Consultant, who is committed to supporting you during your journey with Teaching Personnel
  • Competitive weekly pay, based on qualification, experience and the nature of the role, paid directly through PAYE, with no umbrella companies
  • Refer a friend scheme - earn a £50 bonus for every friend you refer who is successful in their application
  • Annual Teaching Assistant of the year awards
  • Access to your own personal online portal, complete with an interactive online diary so that you can manage your bookings and availability from your PC, laptop or smartphone
  • Access to our CPD Academy, with FREE and subsidised training courses, including a large variety of online training as well as regular Team Teach Moving & Handling training days - see below for more details:

The CPD Academy is an online portal where you can browse and book the most relevant up to date CPD courses available. It also has a number of other tools outlined below that are designed to support your professional development and make working through Teaching Personnel a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Through the CPD Academy, you can:

  • View and book online CPD Courses through New Skills Academy
  • Download lesson resources to support you on your school assignment
  • Update your work diary
  • View and book Face to Face CPD Courses
  • Update your CV with new skills and experience
  • Upload and edit your personal statement
  • View our Interview and Trial Day Preparation Guide
  • Visit our online bookshop
  • View your payslips
  • Store your CPD course certificates and build a professional development portfolio

If you are, therefore, interested in this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Selby, please contact Molly on 01482 908010 or click 'apply now' and we will be in touch.

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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