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Teaching Assistant with SEN experience

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SEN Teaching Assistant - Salisbury

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. We are currently seeking an SEN teaching assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Salisbury. The school works with children aged 4-16 years with ASC (autism), PMLD (profound & multiple learning difficulties), SLD (severe learning difficulties) and MLD (mild learning difficulties). They have had a multi-million pound refurbishment with excellent on-site facilities. You will be working alongside a very supportive team and there may be some personal care involved in this role.

What the role involves:

  • working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons
  • working alongside a team of support staff in class
  • working on a 1-1 basis with students

This is a part time role, starting immediately. It is a temporary position but there is the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate.

To be successful in this role it is desirable if you:

  • have experience working within a school setting
  • have experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties
  • be resilient and confident working with challenging behaviour
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing
  • Have experience in ASC (autism)

The successful candidate must:

  • Have experience supporting young people in a school setting that have SEN
  • Be confident
  • Get stuck in
  • Have a laugh!

If you would be interested in the role above, please contact Teaching Personnel on 01202 558848 or email your CV to

Working on a supply basis for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits:

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • GBP9.50 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

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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