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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£12.90 - 14.00 per hour


Permanent | Full Time



Calling all Passionate Individuals with a Heart for Children!

Are you someone who lights up at the thought of making a positive impact on young lives? Do you have experience in a school setting? Have you worked with SEN? Do you have a care background? Have you been a support worker? If your answer is "YES!" – then we want to connect with you!

The Job: Join us at Teaching Personnel and embark on an exciting journey with a reputable school in Southampton, dedicated to nurturing primary and secondary school age children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Picture yourself supporting a diverse range of students, including those with Autism (ASC), learning difficulties, or complex needs. Some may face communication hurdles, sensory challenges, or physical disabilities – but with your help, they'll thrive like never before.

As a dedicated Teaching Assistant, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape for our classrooms, delving into captivating termly topics and offering invaluable support, sometimes on a 1:1 basis.

What We're Looking For: Above all else, we're seeking individuals with an infectious personality and a genuine desire to make a difference. Whether you're a seasoned pro or bringing personal experience to the table, your positive attitude and proactive approach will be the key to your success in our SEN school.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior experience in SEN settings, be it with children or adults – though personal experiences will also be considered.
  • A passion and enthusiasm for unlocking each pupil's full potential.
  • Dedication to catering to the diverse needs of every student, collaborating with fellow staff members to provide both academic and emotional support.
  • Stellar interpersonal skills coupled with confidence to grow meaningful connections.
  • Punctuality and reliability that can be counted on.
  • Thrives on challenges and embraces them as opportunities for growth.

Working Hours: Get ready to dive in from 08:30 to 15:30, as we're on the lookout for individuals craving full-time engagement in this rewarding role.

If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey where every day brings new opportunities to inspire and be inspired, then don't hesitate – apply now and let's make a real difference together!


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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