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Learning Support Assistant, North Leeds Primary School

A North Leeds Primary school that Teaching Personnel work exclusively with are looking to employ a Learning Support Assistant to start in the new year January 2020. The upcoming position will be working as a Learning Support Assistant with various groups of children across the Primary age range and delivering interventions to help raise pupil attainment. This role will also involve working with pupils on a 1-2-1 basis who may have Special educational Needs. This is a highly rewarding role and will be leading to a permanent contract for the right candidate. 

About the school

Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, this school is located within the LS17 postcode of North Leeds and is close to the city centre and public transport such as; buses and train services. This primary school are looking for enthusiastic and supportive Learning Support Assistant who can help raise pupil attainment and who can also support pupils who have additional needs on a 1-2-1 basis. 

About Teaching Personnel 

Teaching Personnel works closely with Leeds Trinity University which provides our candidates with the knowledge and skills they need to develop both personally and professionally as a teaching assistant. Opportunities and key skills courses run all year round for candidates to name a few; Literacy and Mathematical Development across the Curriculum, Planning and questioning for progression, Early Reading and Phonics and Effective Behaviour management! Exclusive only to Teaching Personnel, these course and key skills opportunities help our candidates progress to their maximum potential as teaching assistants.

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

  • Candidates must be available school hours, full-time and able to start from January 2020
  • Candidates must have previous experience working in a school based environment 
  • Candidates must have a positive attitude and have experience working with young people in an educational environment
  • Candidates must be enthusiastic and confident when working with primary school aged children of all levels and abilities
  • Candidates need to be open to trial days and providing one-to-one support for pupils of lower abilities or pupils with SEN
  • Candidates must have an up to date CV and 2 references which are educational based
  • Candidates applying MUST have previous experience working with Primary school aged children in a professional capacity

How to apply

If you are interested in this Learning Support Assistant position in Leeds (LS17) or are looking for a new challenge to start in the new year, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with Charley Alexander at the Leeds Primary Branch on- 0113 2240231 or email your up to date CV directly 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.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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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