Teaching Assistant Mackworth

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East Midlands
£260 to £310 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Teaching Personnel are currently working on behalf of a ‘Good’ junior school in the city of Mackworth, who are looking to recruit teaching assistants for September. The school is mainstream primary with an Autism Unit and a high percentage of SEN students in each class.

The role offers a varied and ever changing environment in which members of staff work flexibly to support vulnerable students with autism and communication difficulties. The role is full-time with the offer of a permanent contract for those who excel in post.

The primary function of this post is to work collaboratively with the team supporting students in developing students confidence, self-esteem, increasing school participation and to generally cultivate greater aspirations to achieve, not only in education but in the their lives as a whole.

The ideal candidate:

* Previous experience of working within an education or youth work setting

* Recently worked with SEN students, such as students with Autism and Challenging Behaviour
* Is able to us alternative ways to communicate such Makaton and PECS (NOT essential)
* An up to date working knowledge of the KS1 and KS2 curriculum
* A valid Child Workforce DBS registered to the update service (Can be done through Teaching Personnel)
* Willing to work with a varied age range and ability

For more information please contact Sarah on 0115 845 6409 or e-mail

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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.

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0115 845 6409
Contact: Sarah Milner

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