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Teaching Assistant - Special Educational Needs

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Job description

A renowned special educational needs (SEN) school based in Maidenhead urgently require a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SENTA) full time. Experience is a bonus but is not essential as this school offers training opportunities and CPD courses.

  • Desired but not essential - Previous experience in education as a teaching assistant
  • Experience with primary and/or secondary pupils in any professional or home environment would be beneficial
  • Experience and or interest in special educational needs or specific learning disabilities such as autism, Asperger's, challenging behaviour and physical disabilities
  • A real Passion for working with, and educating children and being a big part of their development
  • Willingness to learn, adapt and to take on new challenges

They are looking for SEN staff who can bring out pupils true potential harnessing these specific tools. However, even with all this state of the art technology they are also looking for staff who are good all-rounders in core subjects such as Literacy, Numeracy and Science.

This school offer a selection of training for their staff including Team-Teach, moving and handling, basic first aid and health and safety.

If you live in Maidenhead, or can easily travel to Maidenhead from surrounding areas and you feel like you are a candidate who has 1 or more of these qualities, or simply want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Nicole Totterdell on 01189 071 531 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS-Full assistance provided (AGY)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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