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HI Teaching Assistant

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Job description

1:1 SEN Support required for pupil with hearing impairment and moderate learning difficulties in Leeds SEN School

  • Experience supporting pupils with Hearing and/or sensory impairments - Makaton/BSL would be an advantage
  • Evidence of supporting a differentiated curriculum, preferably within a specialist setting
  • Able to support the social, emotional and mental health needs of all pupils

A specialist school in central Leeds are seeking to appoint a specialist teaching assistant to support a year 2 pupil on a 1:1 basis. The pupil has a hearing impairment and moderate learning difficulties, so experience supporting pupils with SEN is essential. You may also have experience using Makaton or BSL to communicate with learners and be familiar with PECs and Team Teach.

The role is to commence full time in September 2016, however availability for induction and to build a relationship with the pupil prior to this date would be an advantage. The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with a wide range of SEN, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Multi-Sensory Impairments, and moderate and severe learning needs. You will be passionate about promoting independence and supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs. You will be able to work using initiative and work under the instruction of the class teacher to implement support plans.

Due to the nature of the pupil's individual needs, you will be required to support during lunch time to assist with feeding and personal care throughout the day.

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, or to find out more information about available jobs in your area, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS – Full assistance provided (AGY)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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