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Learning Support Assistant (SEN) - Leeds

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An Ofsted Outstanding (July 2017) Specialist School in Leeds are seeking a Learning Support Assistant for a full time role during term time to start as soon as possible. The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with complex needs which range from moderate to severe learning difficulties. The pupils will require very specific assistance with their personal care and extra academic support to access learning activities. We are looking for a passionate and caring individual who wants to make a difference to the learning of pupils with additional needs.

Situated just a 9 minute drive from Leeds City Centre and with excellent transport links by both train and bus, the school is committed to providing an engaging and creative curriculum for pupils with additional needs.

The ideal candidate will possess Moving and Handling or Team Teach training. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will support pupils to access a differentiated curriculum, deal with personal care and provide individual support to pupils in relation to their social, emotional and mental health needs.

As a registered candidate with Teaching Personnel, you will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates of up to £75 per day (dependent on role and skillset)
  • CPD opportunities in partnership with Leeds Trinity University, NASEN, Ruth Miskin and the National Autistic Society
  • 'Recommend a friend' candidate referral bonus
  • Flexible working patterns - hours to suit your lifestyle (minimum availability of 3 days)

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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