Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £9.00 to £12.00 /hour

Job Summary

Are you an enthusiastic Care Worker, Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant and keen to work in Portsmouth schools in with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

Simply Supply is the only independent specialist education and childcare recruitment agency based solely in Hampshire and we are currently recruiting passionate individuals for immediate starts with a fantastic SEN school in Portsmouth.

Do you have experience in supporting children or adults with Disabilities including; Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Autism (ASD) and/or Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD). If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • We are currently recruiting Care Workers, Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to work within local SEN schools who cater for pupils with varying special educational needs
  • Ideal candidates will have experience of supporting children or adults in a similar role
  • Experience of Manual handling, Makaton, Personal Care and Team Teach desirable.
  • You will support and take direction from the class teacher so you must work as part of a team

Qualifications and Skills

  • You will be required to support pupils on a 1-2-1 basis or sometimes in small groups
  • Work as part of a very close and supportive team
  • Follow the direction of other permanent staff including the class teacher
  • Personal care may be required for these roles. Therefore experience in this area is desirable.


  • We offer supply pay rates between £9.00 – £12.00 per hour
  • Flexible working to suit your needs
  • Full and part time hours available
  • Online timesheets and booking system
  • Suitable applicants will be required to either undertake a new DBS or have a current DBS registered with the Update Service
  • Applicants must also be able to provide a minimum of three professional references including your most recent employer (academic references can also be considered).

Please contact us today for further details


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