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SEN and Genereal Teaching Assistant, Leeds

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Job description


Teaching Personnel are looking for a General Teaching Assistant with elements of SEN 121 Support starting as soon as possible. The school is located in Leeds, LS7 (Chapel Allerton) just 15 minutes away from the Leeds City Centre. Public transport route are also easily accessible to the school. The role will involve supporting a Year 5 class as well as supporting a child with Autism on a 121 basis for half of the week. The hours will be 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday and will involve lunch-time duty on a casual basis.

Ideal candidate

The school are looking for a:

  • Qualified Teaching Assistant (NVQ, CACHE or an Educational Based Degree)
  • The candidate must have recent experience working with children in an educational environment
  • The candidate must be available for full-time work
  • The candidate must have reference details from their last two employers


The school received 'Good' at its last Ofsted in 2017 and are on their way to achieve 'Outstanding' in their next Ofsted. The school is located in Leeds (Chapel Allerton) with accessible and direct bus routes from the Leeds City Centre / Bus Station. The school currently have 367 pupils on role for the new academic year and have a number of pupils on roll who speak English as an Additional Language.

Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel work in partnership with a variety of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers, such as; Team Teach, Educare, Creative Education, and Leeds Trinity University.

These partners deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities to you, covering areas such as; Accredited Team Teach, Understanding and Supporting Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum, An Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability, Effective Adult Learning Support, Implications for Challenging Behaviour, Meeting the Emotional, Social and Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People, Differentiation, Data Handling, Assessment for Learning, Planning for Progression, Prevent Duty, Read Write Inc. and Child Protection in Education. In addition to this we work alongside many leaders of education and have our own ex-head teacher that provides candidates with bespoke, high-quality training. The CPD on offer will assist with your personal and career development, making you the most highly sought candidates in the market.

Contact details and how to apply

If you are interested in the upcoming General Teaching Assistant with SEN role and would like to hear more about out Guaranteed Work Scheme please contact Charley 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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