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Behaviour Support Assistant

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Teaching Assistant - Team Teach Trained

I am currently looking for a teaching assistant to join my partner school in LS18, you must have a Team Teach or similar behaviour management qualification.

The school is a 2 form entry primary school with a "GOOD" OFSTED rating. They are looking for an experienced teaching assistant to join their large family like staff team, the ideal candidate will have experience working with children aged 4-11 and hold a Team Teach or similar qualification. 

You will be required to work on a small group and 1:1 basis with pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties. This role will include occasionally supporting students who can sometimes be challenging on a physical level, therefore the schools are seeking those who are experienced, passionate and trained in de-escalation techniques. Some pupils may have Autism therefore having experience in this area or a close personal connection to Autism would be beneficial but not essential.

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • Have at least 6 months experience working with children aged 4-11
  • Hold an up to date Team Teach certificate or similar training qualification (MAPA)
  • Be passionate about helping young children achieve in their education 
  • Be available full time from October half term 
  • Hold a Child Only DBS on the Update Service or be willing to apply for one 

If this sounds like you, then please apply now and attach your CV or contact Hannah in the Leeds Wakefield Primary Team today.

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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