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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£11.83 - 12.15 per hour


Permanent | Full Time



Location: South East England, West Sussex, Crawley

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: £11.83 - £12.15 Per hour

Qualifications: GCSE, Teaching assistant qualification

Skills: Experience with SEN requirements, good behaviour control, Ability to work within school hours

At Teaching Personnel, we are working closely with primary schools in the Haywards Heath area that have asked us to recruit a 1:1/learning support assistant. The role will involve supporting the needs of a particular child with SEN needs such as traits of ADHD and autism, a short attention span, and a requirement for individualised short tasks, lots of praise, and enthusiasm. The position will begin after February half term 2024, and the schools have indicated that they may offer a permanent position to the right candidate after a period of review.

Job Duties:

  • Provide 1:1 support to a child with SEN needs, including traits of ADHD and autism
  • Create and implement individualised tasks and activities for the child
  • Ensure the child's safety and well-being at all times
  • Assist the child in staying focused and engaged in learning
  • Implement behaviour management strategies to promote positive behaviour
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to support the child's learning goals
  • Provide regular feedback to the teacher and other relevant staff members


  • Experience working with children with SEN requirements
  • Experience in implementing behaviour management strategies

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity with SEN requirements and best practises
  • Ability to effectively manage behaviour and promote positive engagement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and other staff members

Working Conditions:

  • Full-Time position, working from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Work within a primary school setting
  • Collaborate closely with the classroom teacher and other school staff
  • Maintain a safe and inclusive learning environment
  • Dedicated consultant to support your application and placement.

If you are interested apply below with an up to date CV

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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