Accessibility Links

Personal Care Teaching Assistant - Ackworth

This vacancy has now expired.

Job description

An Ofsted Good specialist SEN School in Wakefield (WF9) are seeking a Teaching Assistant on a full time basis. The school provides alternative education for learners aged 3-19 with a wide range of Special Educational Needs including Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). You will be part of a dynamic team of experienced SEN Teachers, Learning Support Staff, Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. You will be expected to liaise with this multi-disciplinary team to help develop individual support plans and reports.

This is a challenging and demanding role which requires an experienced candidate with a passion for supporting the development of young people with additional needs. As a Teaching Assistant, you will:

  • Be resilient and prepared to go the extra mile to gain the rewards that come with a specialist support role
  • Have flexibility and able to work across the school - supporting pupils to access a differentiated curriculum
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of teaching and behaviour de-escalation strategies
  • Have previous experience of supporting learners with additional needs
  • Be able to provide personal care

A Team-Teach qualification or relevant qualification (e.g. MAPA) is highly desirable but not essential. Teaching Personnel also offer a range of CPD courses including Team-Teach and Moving and Handling and opportunities to receive training in partnership with Leeds Trinity University, such as Assessment for Learning, Using Data and Differentiation.

Please contact us for more information on the details provided

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.

For details of our privacy policy, please see

Similar jobs