SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South West
£285 to £325 per week
Salary Description:
�285 - 325 per week
Teaching Personnel
Job Ref:

Do you have a background in care or support work and complex needs? Are you looking to transfer your skills into education? Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a mentor to work 1:1 with a child in a specialist SEN school in Plymouth. The school caters for children who are not in mainstream education with complex needs and learning difficulties. You will be working with a specific child to support their learning and well-being.

The role is to start ASAP with the view to continue on a longer term basis after Christmas. It will be Monday to Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm term time only. Full and paid training is provided.

The successful candidate will have:

* Be passionate and enthusiastic to work with pupils within the setting to enhance their learning and support their welfare and mental health.
* Must have experience of working with young people and will have had experience of working within the education or healthcare sector and with multi-agencies.
* Will be proactive and eager to carry out responsibilities.
* Need to have NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or similar.
* GCSEs in Maths and English grade C or above.

Training in PECS/ Makaton/BSL/MAPA/Team Teach/Moving and Handling would be advantageous.

We can offer you:

* Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
* Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
* Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
* myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
* Safe Working Practice - ensuring your reputation is protected
* Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
* TP Tokens - supporting national children and education charities through your direction

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of �40, plus an annual subscription fee of �13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Harley on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01752 228900
Contact: Harley Hitchens

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