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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Bradford

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A special school in Bradford are seeking a Graduate Teaching Assistant on a long term basis.

Teaching Personnel are working with a specialist SEN setting who are seeking a graduate who is interested in a career in Special Needs teaching. Our client is a generic special school, providing a differentiated curriculum for pupils aged 11-19.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join Teaching Personnel’s Future Teachers Programme. Over the course of the academic year, in addition to supporting pupils to access learning activities, you will take on additional responsibilities which will include planning lessons, assessing and reviewing pupils’ progress towards outcomes, and attending Annual Review meetings alongside teachers and parents/carers.

As a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SENTA), you will work alongside a specialist team of teachers, care staff and support assistants to deliver a programme of learning that is tailored to meet the specific needs of SEN pupils. A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

We welcome applications from recent graduates with a range of degree specialisms. However, we would especially like to hear from those who have completed degrees in the following areas

  • Psychology
  • Education Studies
  • Sports Sciences
  • Social Care
  • Youth Work

You may also have received training in PECS, Makaton, TEACCH, and/or Team Teach – however this is not essential. Teaching Personnel hold regular CPD events to support your transition into Special Needs Teaching – please contact us to find out more!

If you are thinking about enhancing your career prospects as a Special Needs Teacher, please contact Rebecca Barham on the details provided, or make your application 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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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