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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£75.00 - £85.00 Per Day


Permanent | Part Time



I am looking for a Teaching Assistant aged 3-19 with primarily physical and medical needs and associated learning difficulties in Poole, Dorset. We also cater for a number of students with Autistic spectrum condition. We are a fully inclusive and integrated school that inspires and creates a wonderfully calm and nurturing environment.

Working with us can provide you with exciting career development and training opportunities. You will receive a comprehensive induction programme, access training, regular supervision, excellent support from experienced members of staff and a range of opportunities for CPD. We also offer excellent holidays, as well as a pension plan.

The post holder will be responsible for assisting with student support throughoput the day, both inside and ouside the classroom, this can include but not limited to, reading, maths, ICT, PE, swimming etc. You will work closely with family members and other memebr of the multi-disciplinary team to help meet and review the student’s needs. You will be expected to adhere to the schools safeguarding procedures and our moving and handling guidelines in assisting students with any personal care needs.

Ideally you will have experience of working with children either in a special school or within an educational support setting. Additional knowledge of sensory integration and additional communication skills such as, Makaton, would be an advantage.


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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