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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 85 per day


Temporary | Full Time




We are recruiting on Behalf of a SEN School in Liskeard who are looking for a Teaching Assistant full time in the Early years and Primary sector of the school. You will be supporting students who could have high levels of need and work at a low academic level. The students can have some complex needs so there are alternative methods of learning. There is a lot of play therapy with the students and their work is mostly photographic evidence. The role will be contracted after a 15 week probation period.


  • DBS Child & Adult Workforce DBS which is on the update service or be prepared to obtain one.
  • Experience with children or adults with additional needs. 
  • Exeprience within the care sector or specialist schools
  • Level 2 or 3 qualification 


  •  Additional qualifications such as autism awareness or SEN qualifications
  • First Aid trained
  • Makaton or P.E.C.S. 
  • Degree 

The perfect candidate will be able to build relationships with students quickly and will have to be a strong personality as students can show some challenging behaviours. The School will be able to support you with any career progression and are a great school to work for!

The School

  • Hours: 08:45-15:30
  • Pay: £77-£85 a day (paid weekly)
  • Location: Liskeard 
  • Sector: SEN Primary 

If you think this role is perfect for you please call or apply below 


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