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Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

£66.30 - 80.00 per day


Permanent | Part Time



*Teaching Assistant to support SEN in Primary* 

Are you looking for a role where you can really make a difference? 

Teaching Personnel are supporting a Trust of Schools in the Chesterfield area. On behalf of the Trust, we are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support children with SEN (specifically ASC) on a part time basis. This post is initially for the academic year 21/22, but could be extended or become a permanent post. You may have experience supporting ASC in a Primary School, or you may come from a Carer/Youth Worker background. We are looking for an individual who is calm and patient, able to use positive behaviour management techniques and deliver specialist interventions on a 121 basis or with small groups. 

The Trust describes itself as 'a family of schools focused on meeting the needs of our local communities, by providing innovative and engaging education to maximise all children and young people's life choices.' All the schools within the trust have a common desire to help each other, challenge each other and work together to bring about continued improvement – local schools supporting local schools.  The trust's ethos is to retain each school’s unique identity whilst introducing best practice systems and processes to support improvement. As part of this family, you will have the opportunity to develop professionally and work with a number of staff members across various settings. 

Daily Rate; upwards from £66.30 per day

Start; September start, or as soon as possible after 

September 2021 - July 2022 (potential for this to become permanent) 

Part - Time (full time roles are also available) 

Roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to;

  • Working on a 121 basis, or with small groups of children, identified as SEN 
  • Supporting children with ASC 
  • Managing challenging behaviour using positive behaviour management techniques 
  • Supporting the class teacher with classroom management 
  • Working with parents and carers, reporting on children's progress 
  • Working alongside the SENDCo to create behaviour plans and progress reports
  • Delivering interventions, which may include Nurture, THRIVE, Talking Stories etc. 
  • Planning time outside of the classroom, including outdoor activities 

In return Teaching Personnel can offer you; 

  • Work in a Trust in partnership with Teaching Personnel 
  • Support from an experienced, specialist consultant 
  • Ongoing CPD through our unrivalled CPD Academy 
  • £50 refer a friend scheme (terms and conditions apply)
  • Your own online portal, where you can access your own diary 

To be considered for this role, please click to apply and forward your full CV and covering letter. 

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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