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Early Years Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£10.20 - 10.20 per hour

Sturminster Newton

Temporary | Part Time



Exciting opportunity to work at a SEN school that is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

About the School:

This special needs school caters for 131 children between the ages of 2 and 19 with profound and multiple (PMLD), Severe (SLD) or complex learning difficulties. Some children have additional sensory or physical impairments, speech and language disorders or medical needs, others are on the autistic spectrum.

Amongst many other facilities, this SEN school are proud to offer:

  • A multi-purpose hall
  • Specialist science room
  • A wildlife area
  • A tunnel greenhouse
  • State-of-the-art sensory room

About the role: 

  • Part time (Tuesdays only) 
  • Early years class 
  • Small class size 
  • Working with young people with various needs mentioned above

What are we looking for?

For this position, it is essential you have experience working with young people that have special educational needs. It would be beneficial for you to have experience working in a school setting.

What is most important to this school is that they find someone who matches their values, so we are looking for someone who:

  • Can communicate well
  • Finds joy in helping others learn
  • Is respectful
  • Is kind, caring and considerate
  • Strives for excellence

Due to the varying needs and age of the students at this school, we are looking for applicants who have a flexible approach to work. Although rewarding, working with such vulnerable young people can be extremely challenging so we are looking for team players with a great sense of humour.

Benefits of working through Teaching Personnel

  • Weekly pay
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free safeguarding and prevent training
  • Huge discounts on other CPD training courses
  • Cash bonus when you refer a friend
  • Opportunities for permanent employment

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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.

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