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MLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Experienced Early Years Practitioner required for specialist setting in Leeds

  • Experience working in nurseries or early years settings
  • A desire to support pupils with special educational needs
  • Experience of training in PECS, Makaton or Intensive Interaction is highly desirable

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a specialist school based in Leeds who are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join the Early Years Team.

The school are seeking someone with experience working in nursery, foundation stage or Early Years settings that have a desire to support pupils with Special Educational Needs. The school caters for pupils with very specific learning needs such as:

•Speech and language delay, impairments or disorders

•Specific learning difficulties

•Additional needs or moderate to severe learning difficulties

•Autistic Spectrum Conditions and/or moderate and severe learning difficulties

Due to the very specific needs of pupils, experience or training in alternative communication methods such as PECS, Makaton or Intensive Interaction is highly desirable; as is the ability to work within a continuous provision environment, using your initiative to structure sessions and encourage pupils to interact with their environment.

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or alternatively email

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