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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: Bridgwater, Somerset

£8 - £10 per hour

Recruiter: Prospero Group

Sector: Education

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Job description

THE POSITION: We are looking for multiple SEN 1:1 teaching assistants across Bridgwater to support children on a 1:1 basis either within a mainstream primary school or within an SEN setting.

We work with multiple opportunities which can be from day-to-day supply, short-term and long term cover as well as temp to perms.

Due to continuity being very key for working with children with various educational needs I often find temporary bookings often lead to further opportunities or long-term at the school.

I will discuss the opportunities you would be interested in which will help me in finding you the right roles that work for you!

The successful applicants will have considerable experience working 1:1 with children with special educational needs and challenging behaviour and will have ideally hold relevant SEND qualifications and training.

You must hold an Enhanced Child DBS on the Update Service or be willing to apply for a new one to be considered for this position.


Location: Various locations across Bridgwater.

Position: 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Contract: Day-to-day/short-term cover/long-term cover/temp to perm

Hours: Part-time or Full-time, Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.30pm

Start Date: ASAP

Pay Rate: £65/day minimum


A level of understanding about childcare and special educational needs - Essential

SEN experience - Essential

Previous experience working with children - Essential

ASD Training/BSL/Makaton/Team Teach/Any SEN Training - Desirable

Teaching Assistant Qualifications - Desirable

Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year - Prospero can offer this training

To Be Eligible For This Role, You Must:

Hold Right to Work in the UK

Hold an enhanced child barred list

DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application

Provide two professional child related references.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    • W-bound, High Street 2, High Street
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     Nearby schools

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    • Westover Green Community School
    • Eastover Community Primary School
    • Robert Blake Science College
    • Elmwood School

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