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SEN and behaviour support assistant, Harrogate

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Job description

A small primary school in Central Harrogate, HG1 are currently looking to employ a new member of staff to work on a full-time basis supporting children within their on-site provision with children with behavioural issues and Social and emotional, Mental health issues (SEMH). 

This role will be working with a primary school rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in the HG1 area of Harrogate (North Yorkshire) which is just a 10 minute drive from the City centre and has public transport services which are constantly available to and from the school via bus and train. The school are looking for a support assistant who has had experience working in a Primary school setting with children with challenging behaviour and additional needs. 

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
  • 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 behaviour / SEN Support role and are able to start as soon as possible please contact Charley Alexander at the Leeds & Harrogate 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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