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Trainee Teaching Assistant - Weston Super Mare!

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for Teaching Assistants to work in our
specialist Special Educational Needs schools.

  • If you're looking to start your career as a teaching assistant and work within an educational setting, then join Teaching Personnel!
  • If you are a recent graduate or a final year student and are looking for some day to day or even full time work then please do get in touch!
  • You will need to be motivated and enthusiastic to working with Children with special educational needs and are passionate about their learning.

The type of students you'll be mentoring can vary in needs; some students may have Social Emotional Mental Health difficulties, in which they will have challenging behaviour. The side type of needs we work with are students who may be on the Autism Spectrum and need specific one to one support, or who may be non verbal and need personal care for them too.


  • A Child workforce DBS on the update service, we can guide you through the process of this if you do not have one already.
  • Enthusiastic and Flexible to work in different environments with a differing type of needs of the pupils
  • Ideally holds a UK driving licence
  • Previous experience of SEN would be advantageous

In return, as an agency we offer:

  • Our relationships with local schools provide access to a wealth of teaching opportunities in Primary, Secondary and SEN schools.
  • You will have your very own specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work.
  • Access to our CPD academy - numerous courses to help your learning development such as Team Teach.
  • Competitive pay rate - we care about all our teachers and so ensure we offer you a fair and competitive rate.
  • No Fees - We make it easy for our teachers to transition from us to a contract with a school because we do not charge the schools any fees to take you onto contract!
  • Flexibility - One extremely useful benefit of securing your long term role through us is that it allows you to go into a school and decide whether it is the right one for you before fully committing to the entire academic year
  • Refer a Friend Scheme - financial benefits for every friend that joins us
  • Weekly Pay - you will be paid weekly directly into your bank account

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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