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1-2-1 Autism Support Assistant, Leeds

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Job description

A small 1 form entry primary school Teaching Personnel work closely with are currently looking to employ a 1-2-1 Autism support assistant who for a full-time and long term role until July 2020 and possibly longer. 

This 1-2-1 Autism support assistant role will be working with a primary school rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in the LS14 area. The school is located just a 15 minute drive from the Leeds city centre and has public transport services which are constantly available to and from the school. The school are looking for a support assistant who has had recent experience working with and supporting Autistic children in the last 12 months and who has supported children on a one-to-one basis with additional needs.

The child who you will be supporting is in Year 5 and is on an Educational Health Care Plan. The school will require you to attend a Team Teach training course through Teaching Personnel (if you do not hold this qualification) and the role will be ideally starting as soon as possible (before October half-term). 

Teaching Personnel exclusively offer CPD and key skill courses to our candidates at Leeds Trinity University in order for candidates to upskill their professional skills within the primary teaching sector. To name a few Leeds Trinity offer; Literacy and Mathematical Development across the Curriculum, Planning and questioning for progression, Early Reading and Phonics, Teaching for Learning, Differentiation and Effective Behaviour management!

If any of the key requirements match your skill set and personality we would be delighted to hear from you!

• Candidates must be available school hours from 8/830 - 330/4

• Candidates must have a positive attitude and have the required Autism experience with primary school aged children

• Candidates need to be confident when working with Autistic children of different levels and abilities. This includes planning for differentiation and preparation for one-to-one support 

• Candidates need to be open to trial days and must be punctual at all times

• Candidates need to show responsibility for their own learning as well as personal and professional development through experience, qualifications and additional trainings

• Candidates must be able to work as a team and individually and must be proactive when supporting and teaching pupils


If you are interested in this 1-2-1 Autism Support role please call Charley Alexander at the Leeds Primary branch on- 0113 224 0231 or, email your up to date CV to-


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.

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