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1:1 Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 90 per day


Temporary | Full Time



1:1 Support Assistant

  • Full-time roles (8.30am-3.30pm)
  • SEN Provision in Blackburn
  • 5th September 2022.
  • Both potentially longer-term roles available

Are you experienced in working with young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Difficulties?

Do you feel you could make a difference to a young person’s life?

An SEN provision in Blackburn is seeking outstanding 1:1 Support Assistants who can provide support for their pupils, aged 8-16. The young people's needs vary and may include Autism, Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, ADHD, SpLD, MLD and associated behavioural difficulties.

Your working day will involve supporting pupils in varying subjects across the curriculum. The school follows a mainstream school curriculum which is suitable for the pupils; differentiated to meet the individual needs of all the children within the class group. You will also assist with the development of social and emotional skills and encourage positive behaviours, relationships and outcomes.  

You will join a highly skilled and supportive team of staff and a fantastic Senior Leadership Team who will guide you every step of the way. Class sizes are small, with learning led by a teacher and supported by an appropriate number of teaching assistants reflecting the individual needs and abilities of the group.

As this is a challenging environment you will ideally have experience in this sector and have worked with challenging individuals. This doesn’t necessarily have to be in a school setting and can be from care, residential, youth work, camp America, prisons, sports coaching etc! The school are open to various experience and try and recruit based on the unique skills a candidate can bring to the role, giving their pupils exposure to new experiences.

During the summer holidays, it is an excellent time to register with Teaching Personnel as we are on standby to assist with schools' staffing and recruitment requirements for the new academic year! This school in particular work in close partnership with Teaching Personnel and have appointed a number of staff on a temporary and permanent basis!

The school have said they would ideally like to meet shortlisted candidates prior to starting whether it be in person or via a video call, therefore the closing date for these positions is Friday 3rd September 2021. These roles will be very rewarding and I urge you to apply if you are passionate about supporting young people with SEN. The pay for this role will vary between £10.77-£13.20 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications. 

If interested, please get in touch!

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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