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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Newport

£10.20 - 12.00 per hour

Recruiter: Teaching Personnel

Sector: Education


Job description

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Where – Newport, Special Needs Resource Base (SNRB) in a large secondary school.

When – Full Time, Monday to Friday. To start asap

Pay - £10.20 per hour minimum

We are looking for individuals from a range of different experiences to start a rewarding career in education. We have found that people from all different back grounds make great SEN Teaching Assistants. People who have worked in Care, Sports coaching, Theatrics often excel in the role due to their experiences and skills. People from a care background have the naturing and supportive behaviors that are essential for the role. Whereas people from a sports and theatrical background have great people skills and a positive outgoing attitude. We have also found that Graduates have excelled in the role due to their transferable skills and behaviors gained through their studies.

The role of a SEN teaching assistant is a vital part to any school, especially an SEN base. The successful SEN teaching assistant will be responsible for working on a 1 to 1 basis with a year 8 pupil who has Autism. Due to the additional learning needs the year 8 student, they will require help and support with their education and wellbeing.

Candidates do not require specific qualifications to be considered for the position. Personal experience of special needs children is valued in this role. Experience is not required; the ideal candidate must have a positive can-do attitude with a desire to improve the SEN classroom.

This is a highly rewarding job that comes with a great sense of pride in your work. If you are looking for job where you can go home every day knowing you've made a difference, then please apply today.

The school are looking to appoint before October half term. Interviews are to be held over Microsoft Teams asap.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 

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 date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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     Nearby bus stops

    • Southbound, St James's Street, St James Street
    • outside Guildhall, Guildhall, High Street
    • Northbound, Towngate, Hunny Hill
    • Adj, Top of Town, Carisbrooke Road
    • inside, Bus Station, Orchard Street

     Nearby schools

    • Nine Acres Primary School
    • Newport Church of England Aided Primary School
    • The Isle of Wight College
    • Barton Primary School and Early Years Centre
    • Medina House School

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