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Teaching Personnel are looking for Teaching Assistants to work for an Alternative Provider of Education based all over Leicestershire. This role involves supporting students who struggle in mainstream schools.

Working in small groups and 1:1. Using creative educational solutions you will support students in developing their Social and Emotional Health and development helping them achieve their full potential.

The provision caters for students aged 5 - 19 years old. The role will involve working with disaffected young people who have not coped in mainstream education. You will be required to implement short & long term interventions, through to full time delivery and management of education for a young person. Predominantly the students are of primary age range however there may be some secondary referrals as well.

We are looking for people based in the Leicestershire area with a full driving license that would be happy to travel between sites.

The ideal candidate:

  • At least 2 years of experience ideally within education or working with vulnerable children and/or adults
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification OR a Degree related to Education
  • Full Driving License and access to a car (ESSENTIAL)
  • Previous experience in an education, youth or residential setting with children or adults
  • Additional CPD such as Autism Awareness, Team Teach or Safeguarding
  • A nurturing and calming attitude
  • Knowledge of Makaton, PECS or BSL (Desirable but NOT essential)

For more information, please contact Chloe Moffatt as soon as possible on 0115 845 6409 or email me at

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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