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Teaching Personnel

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Permanent | Full Time



A vibrant and rapidly growing independent Special Educational Needs (SEN) school in the heart of Cambridge is seeking a dedicated and highly skilled Teaching Assistant to join their dynamic team from January 2024. With a commitment to providing exceptional education and support for students with diverse needs, this school offers a stimulating and inclusive learning environment.

Role: SEN TA
Area: Cambridge
Salary: Dependent on experience, with SEN allowance
Gender of entry: Mixed
Age: 3-11
Contract: Fulltime, permanent
School type: Independent SEN School

**A supportive and collaborative working environment
**Access to continuous professional development and training opportunities
**Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
**Opportunities for career progression and advancement within the school
**A vibrant and diverse school community

*A minimum of a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent relevant experience.
*Previous UK experience working with children or young people with special educational needs, preferably within a school setting.
*Strong understanding of various learning difficulties, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and speech and language disorders.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
*Patience, empathy, and resilience in handling challenging situations and behaviours
*Ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic and fast-paced educational environment.
*Commitment to continuous professional development and staying updated on best practices in SEN education.
*A proactive and enthusiastic attitude towards supporting students with diverse needs.

For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this advert with an up-to-date copy of your CV, highlighting your relevant work experience, contact details and a covering letter indicating why you should be considered along with your availability to interview.

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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