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Teaching Assistant SEN

Job description

A secondary SEN school in Plymouth are currently recruiting for Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis to support pupils with ASC and challenging behaviour. The role is to start immediately and you must have a driving licence and access to a car daily.

About the role:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting a secondary aged pupil with challenging behaviour and ASC
  • Full Time (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 15:30) term time only
  • This is an ongoing role, initially until February 2020
  • Immediate start

About the School:

This SEN School in Plymouth caters for secondary aged children with a range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. All the pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

The ideal candidate / desired skills and experience:

  • Available to start immediately
  • MUST have a driving licence and access to a car daily
  • MUST have a NVQ Level 3 in a child related subject or higher
  • Commit to a full time long term role (5 days a week)
  • PECS and Makaton experience
  • MAPA or Team Teach (or equivalent positive handling training)
  • SEMH/SEN experience
  • Engaging personality
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Teaching assistant/ Learning Support Assistant
  • Youth work / Support Work / Care Work/ Sports background

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of GBP40, plus an annual subscription fee of GBP13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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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