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Teaching Assistant - Special Educational Needs - Cardiff

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Job description

Are you an aspiring teaching assistant looking to work within Special Schools? Then we are looking for you!

Our Specialist SEN branch here at Teaching Personnel is currently looking for a SEN experienced Teaching Assistant to support PMLD & ASD as soon as possible. The role is full time and working hours are between 0830-1530, Monday-Friday.

This supportive SEN school in Cardiff requires the right candidate to support their learners with am adapted curriculum and aid them in their emotional and academic development through encouragement, positive behaviour management, and by creating engaging lessons using a multi-sensory approach. This is a full-time long-term role of one academic year for the right candidate with the potential of continuing next academic Year.

School is within easy reach of public transport in Cardiff and would be easily reachable on public transport from most areas in Cardiff such as Bridgend, RCT & the Vale of Glamorgan.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A strong understanding of students with behavioural difficulties
  • Ability to support the student both academically and emotionally in a calm manner, adheres to safeguarding and behavioural policies at all times, and show adherence to professional boundaries.
  • A collaborative and driven individual who will be able to take directions from the SENCO and other Education professionals within the school.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour and de-escalate appropriately.

Role involves supporting the learners within the classroom and sometimes in a group setting inside and outside the classroom. It also involves guiding the student emotionally and behaviorally at times of stress and helping them to overcome their barriers to social interaction and emotional recognition.

For more information please get in touch with Bethan Kelland on 02920 660270 or email

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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