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Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

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Job description

I am seeking enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants for a provision in Baldock that caters for boys with Social & Emotional Mental Health. The school requires the TA to be readily available to be booked advanced daily or last minute emergency cover.

The school places a strong emphasis on the individual, all of their pupils have a unique set of circumstances and requirements. Your job as a Teaching Assistant in this school is to optimise their potential. Every pupil will have an area of strength - the staff work hard to identify that strength and then build upon it, which in turn improves self-esteem and confidence.

A strong aspect of this setting is the pastoral care. Many of their pupils have difficulties in their lives and can be very sensitive about their circumstances. The staff deal with these situations professionally and compassionately and try to ensure that there is a positive outcome at all times.

Your roles and responsibilities:

  • One to One Support and classroom support
  • Supporting Students with a variety of Social & Emotional needs
  • Assist Class Teacher with Behaviour Management
  • Working with Children aged 11 - 17 Years old


  • A positive and nurturing attitude
  • Experience of working with Children
  • Available either Full or Part Time to start ASAP


  • Experienced as an SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Experienced with Special Needs outside of a school environment

Interested in Applying? This vacancy is being recruited for by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. If you feel as though you are the right candidate for this role, you will need to register with Teaching Personnel and be invited to an interview in our office in Northampton.

We will require an enhanced DBS check and applicable teaching references, including your most recent employer. Relevant academic references will also be considered.

As well as this exciting opportunity, Teaching Personnel are able to offer you:

  • Competitive daily pay rates (depending on experience)
  • Your own dedicated and specialist Recruitment Consultant
  • Flexible working options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to long term, permanent positions

If you meet the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role, please call Teaching Personnel today and speak with Sam on 01604 521215. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV

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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