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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 87 per day


Permanent | Full Time




Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a Primary school to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced SEN teaching assistant to work with pupils in KS1 with special educational needs. The school are looking for a teaching assistant to start as soon as possible with the potential to go long term.

The ‘good’ graded School has a very good reputation and are looking for a Special Needs teaching assistant who are going to bring optimism and a positive attitude to the school. The right applicant will have experience working with SEN students particularly Autism experience and be prepared to work with children with challenging behaviour. They must be patient, empathetic and resilient; as well as having a true passion for working with children who need additional support. 

The school are looking to interview candidates now for an immediate start.


  • SEN Teaching Assistant role to start on a full-time basis
  • £11.83 per hour
  • Long term contract
  • School based in Hove
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8.30-3.30pm

To be considered for this role, you must:

  • Have experience working with children in a classroom setting
  • Be willing to apply for a child only DBS
  • Have excellent behaviour management skills
  • Be calm, caring and resilient
  • SEN experience

As well as experienced teaching assistants, we also welcome applications from candidates who have experience working with children in other settings such as care and support workers. If you have experience working with children or special needs then please apply!

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.



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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.
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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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