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Learning Support Assistant - Leeds

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Are you a graduate or support worker looking for your next challenge? Are you a Teaching Assistant getting bored of mainstream?

A Special Needs School in Leeds are seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Support Worker to join their existing team. This is a full time role, on a fixed term contract basis, with the opportunity to apply for a permanent role within school.

You will have previous experience of supporting pupils with additional learning needs (Autism, PMLD, and SEMH) and be confident in supporting individual pupils with their personal care needs. You may also have additional training in Team Teach, Moving and Handling, PECs, Intensive Interaction and/or Autism Awareness, or be committed to completing the above training as part of your role.

The school is situated on the outskirts of Leeds and is easily accessible by both car and public transport from Leeds and the surrounding areas. The school cater for pupils aged 2-19, the school is committed to meeting the needs of all learners, with an emphasis on positive personal and social development. The school benefits from on-site medical staff and in house Speech and Language Therapists, and a team of Autism Specialist Teachers who regularly attend school to provide specific training.

Teaching Personnel have been providing supply staff since 1996 to secondary, primary and SEN schools throughout England and Wales since 1996. Our Leeds Bradford Secondary office specifically work with secondary schools across West Yorkshire, we have been securing casual supply work and temporary placements for graduates, aspiring teachers and future Education professionals with great success for over 10 years.

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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