Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant TAUNTON

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Taunton, England
Job Type
Full Time
£65 - £85 Per Day
Date Posted
7 days ago

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We are looking for someone with considerable experience to work closely with children in a PRU Unit. The opportunity is full-time and long-term and will be supporting the child on an ongoing basis following completion of a successful trial period at the school.

For this position as an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be required to provide 1:1 support to students and also provide general support to other students in the classroom where necessary. The successful applicant will have considerable experience working 1:1 with children with special educational needs and challenging behaviour and will have ideally hold relevant SEND qualifications and training.

You must hold an Enhanced Child DBS on the Update Service or be willing to apply for a new one to be considered for this position.


  • Location: Bridgwater
  • Position: 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Contract: Long-term
  • Hours: Full-time - 8:30-3:30 Monday to Friday
  • Start Date: September 2021
  • Pay Rate: £65/day minimum


  • A level of understanding about childcare and special educational needs - essential
  • SEN experience - essential
  • Previous experience working with children - essential
  • Autism/ASD Training - desirable
  • BSL - desirable
  • Autism/ASD Experience - highly desirable
  • Teaching Assistant Qualifications - desirable
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year - Prospero can offer this training

To Be Eligible For This Role Through Prospero Teaching, You Must:

  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • In-house Training and Development Team


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