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Support Worker - Specialist Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£80 - 100 per day


Temporary | Part Time



Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with additional needs?

Teaching Personnel Sheffield are looking for a Support Worker to join our workforce to cover a teaching assistant role in one of our Specialist schools based in Sheffield, Rotherham, and Barnsley. 


  • Provide 1-2-1 support to students with diverse needs (Autism, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and behavioural challenges)
  • Support in fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student feels values and supported
  • Collaborate with the staffing team within school to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential


  • Experience working with children, young people or adults with special educational needs
  • Compassionate and patient character
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work with challenging behaviour
  • Driving licence is preferred but not required if you have adequate travel arrangements 

Additional Information:

  • £80-100/day - Dependent on expereince and performance
  • Permanent contracts available.
  • Full-time and part-time roles.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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