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Date Added: Sat 07/11/2020

SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnstaple, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £65 - £95 / daily

SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant in a supportive and therapeutic specialist school in Barnstaple.

The school caters for children in KS1 - KS3 who have communication difficulties. The students have various Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, ranging from MLD / Moderate Learning Difficulties to more complex and profound needs. The post requires an engaging, approachable and talented SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant who is dedicated to supporting children who are non-verbal.

All applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and will be, ideally, trained to NVQ Level 3.
Due to the nature of the students attending the school, the role will require experience using Makaton and have basic British Sign Language / BSL skills.

You will need to feel confident within a classroom environment as well as on a 121 basis and be able to take direction from a class teacher.

The role will include:

  • Assisting the teacher with classroom preparation
  • Work with students who require additional support
  • Leading group work
  • Helping the class teacher with pupil observations

As a SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant through TeacherActive you will receive:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Support from a dedicated team of consultants
  • An excellent referral scheme *Terms and Conditions apply*
  • Access to a range of unique positions in our schools

All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you're paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there's no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.


If you are interested in a role as an SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant, please contact Sam on 01392 693 313 or email your CV to #removed#

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