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Teaching Assistants required for a SEN school in Frome!

This school caters for up to 60 young people between the ages of 4-19 with special educational needs including MLD (mild learning difficulties), SLD (severe learning difficulties) and PMLD (profound and multiple learning difficulties). Some of the students also have sensory impairments and speech and language difficulties.

Every pupil has an EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan) in place which means that no two pupils are taught in the same way. The school has excellent on site facilities including a sensory room, soft play room, a library along with allotments and a chicken pen that the older students help maintain.

Classes have no more than 8 pupils in with at least one teacher and two TA’s per class. As a SEN Teaching Assistant at this Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School, you would be expected to do the following:

  • Support the class teacher and the students within the classroom
  • Work outside with the students, no matter the weather
  • Work off site with students either on school trips or supporting students with their weekly trip at the market where they sell food made on site
  • Work with small groups of students or on a 1:1 basis within the classroom environment

The school are looking for:

  • Individuals that have experience supporting students with special needs within an educational setting
  • Someone that is resilient and flexible

Currently we are looking for candidates who can work on a flexible basis. Whether you are looking for 1 day a week or 5 days a week, we will be able to help you. Benefits of working through Teaching Personnel include:

  • Weekly pay
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Flexible working days if desirable
  • Massive discounts on CPD training courses
  • Refer a friend scheme - GBP50 once you and your referral are working
  • A dedicated consultant to support you

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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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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