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- Sector: Primary Education

- Location: Wetherby West Yorkshire - LS22

Date Posted: 30/04/2021                       Closing Date: 01/08/2021           Star Date From: September School Term 2021

The Headteacher of a highly reputable Primary School in Wetherby (LS22) is looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to work with a SEN KS1 pupil. Your main responsibility will be to support the class teacher and to provide intervention on a very close 1:1 basis.

- 1:1 Support. Pupil has Global Development Delay and is non verbal. 

- The child will be going into Year 1 (has been deferred a year) and needs constant attention and personal care 

- The ideal candidate will need to show resilience and 

- An enhanced child workforce DBS on the update service or willingness to apply for one.

- Experience needed of working in the SEN field, improving educational outcomes for students.

This is a highly demanding and challenging role; we are therefore seeking an individual who is experienced in managing challenging behaviour and is familiar with the principles of Nurture.

Additional training in Positive Handling such as Team Teach is highly desirable (if you do not hold a current certificate, it is essential that you are available to attend a training session at the earliest opportunity – likely to be held in May 2021).

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Opportunities for full-time, part-time, long-term or temporary roles
  • Competitive rates of pay (65GBP – 90GBP per day, depending on experience)
  • Weekly pay
  • CPD opportunities

If you are interested in this role please click apply now, or for more information, call Teaching Personnel on 0113 224 0234. You can also email an up-to-date CV to

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 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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