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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Are you currently working in Care, Residential or Support work and seeking a new opportunity?

If you have experience in caring for children / adults with mental health difficulties, learning difficulties, SEN or elderly people, and are seeking a new opportunity, why not consider a support role in SEN Schools?

We are looking for candidates who have the ability to support children aged 4-18 with varying SEN including Autism, Down Syndrome, PMLD, ADHD and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties in schools in Harrogate and across North Yorkshire.

You should be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for young people. As a Teaching Assistant you will be expected to provide personal care and also support through a variety of classroom-based activities and lessons including sensory learning and outdoor play.

The young people should be at the heart of everything you do. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you will assist with their physical and emotional needs whilst championing their dignity and respecting their independence.

You will initially be employed on a supply basis, whilst we endeavour to find a longer term role for you.

The working hours will generally be 8:30 – 3:30 and the starting salary is well over GBP10 per hour.

If you think you have the relevant, transferrable skills and are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people. please send a copy of your CV ASAP or call me on 0113 224 0232.


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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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