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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£1.4k - 1.5k per month + PAYE


Temporary | Full Time



Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant needed at Autism Specialist School in Peterborough. This alternative school aims to create a holistic and diverse learning environment where children and young people can thrive, feel nurtured, and enjoy learning. Each pupil is provided with a bespoke education package tailored to individual special educational requirements.

If successful, you will be working in a classroom supporting either primary or secondary pupils in the following areas:

  • Supporting pupils in 1:1 and/or small group settings
  • Providing both academic and emotional/behavioural support
  • Assisting the class teacher with academic activities and lessons

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience supporting children with autism, and/or associated learning disabilities
  • Confidence supporting children academically and managing challenging behaviours associated with autism
  • Commitment to ongoing training and development within the school
  • A warm and friendly approach

This is a full-time role, and the school are looking to appoint ASAP. This will be a temporary role to begin with, however there is the opportunity for a permanent placement pending a successful trial period.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. 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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