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part-time SEN Support role, North Leeds

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Job description

A small primary school in the North Leeds area are currently looking to employ a new member of staff to work on a part-time (2 days per week) basis supporting children in Key Stage 1 with SEN and behavioural issues. This role will be starting ideally as soon as possible. Candidates applying for this role must have recent experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs and challenging behaviour. 

This role will involve some 1-2-1 support but will be working with a KS1 class. The primary school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and is located in North Leeds which is just a 25 minute drive from the Leeds city centre and has public transport services which are constantly available to and from the school. This role is also easily accessible for candidates who live in Harrogate / North Yorkshire. The school are looking for a support assistant who has had experience with Autistic children in the last 12 months and who has supported children on a 1-21 basis with Special Educational Needs and behavioural issues.

Teaching Personnel exclusively offer CPD and key skill courses to our candidates at Leeds Trinity University in order for candidates to up skill their professional skills within the primary teaching sector. To name a few Leeds Trinity offer; Literacy and Mathematical Development across the Curriculum, Planning and questioning for progression, Early Reading and Phonics, Teaching for Learning, Differentiation and Effective Behaviour management!

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

  • Candidates must be available school hours from 8/830 - 330/4 for 2 days per week (ideally Thursday & Friday)
  • Candidates must have a positive attitude and have the required Autism experience with primary school aged children
  • Candidates need to be confident when working with Autistic children of different levels and abilities. This includes planning for differentiation and preparation for one-to-one support
  • Candidates need to be open to trial days and must be punctual at all times
  • Candidates need to show responsibility for their own learning as well as personal and professional development through experience, qualifications and additional trainings
  • Candidates must be able to work as a team and individually and must be proactive when supporting and teaching pupils

If you are interested in this support assistant role working on a 1-21 basis and are able to start as soon as possible please contact Charley Alexander at the Leeds Primary branch on the details below. 

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.

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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