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SEN Mentor

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 85 per day


Permanent | Full Time



Do you want to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people?

Would you like to use creativity to inspire children and teenagers?

If so, join us as a Teaching Assistant: challenge yourself and connect with your community - all the while supported and mentored by our team of education experts.

You will be working with young people who don’t fit the mainstream education mould, helping them achieve a future they never thought possible.

Who we are

Teaching Personnel currently the largest educational recruitment company within the U.K and offer a wide range of educational staff including Teachers, TA’s, HLTA’s, Cover supervisors and SENCO’s. These can be day to day placements to cover staff absences, or short term – long term positions, with the possibility of a permanent position. Here at TP, we are REC audited, so we ensure we provide the highest quality candidate tailored specifically to your school. We are also a national tuition provider.

The role

We are looking for SEN Learning Support Assistants to support small groups of students with a range of SEN including ASD, downs syndrome, SEMH, PMLD and global delay. Our students are typically not suited to mainstream education due to SEN, medical needs, or SEMH. The work is varied, challenging, incredibly rewarding. Our aim is to use creative means to inspire students, so the lessons you support will be original and dynamic! This approach has helped us to engage some of the most hard to reach young people. We are proud that, over the years, we have turned many lives around. You will be looked-after by our office-based education team, including a QTS teacher who will act as your mentor as well as safeguarding, wellbeing and logistical staff. The goal is to help your students learn creatively, grow socially and achieve academically.

What we offer

  • Creative and exciting work
  • Regular training to help develop your skillset
  • Support from a team of experts
  • A friendly team of teachers to share in your journey
  • Personal wellbeing support from a trained counsellor

You will need

  • Experience working with young people, ideally with SEN or SEMH.
  • A Degree qualification or equivalent
  • Child only DBS on the update service
  • Resident and have right to work in the UK
  • To share our vision of inspiring, motivating and supporting students.
  • Versatile, dedicated individual with a strong passion to support students with SEN.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well aas 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.
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’. 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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