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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant required for Specialist School in North Leeds

  • Experience supporting learners with additional needs in a specialist setting
  • Happy to provide personal care
  • CPD opportunities and competitive rates to match your experience

We are currently working with a large SEN school in Leeds who require a full time enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant.The successful candidate will complete a strong team and contribute to the school’s existing success (Ofsted Outstanding in 2016). The school is looking for enthusiastic and committed people who are able to relate well to young people with a range of complex needs including Severe Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Physical Disabilities and Speech, Language and Communication Needs. You will be required to work collaboratively with a multi disciplinary team.

The successful applicant will provide high quality support for the learning, personal care, communication and physical needs of students, working across a range of ages and abilities (2-19). You should have experience of managing challenging behaviour and have a willingness to develop this further. You may also possess a Team Teach or equivalent training certificate. Teaching assistants also contribute towards students’ formal and informal assessment and help build effective relationships between home and school.

Teaching Personnel are proud to be celebrating their 20th year as the UK’s leading supply agency. We have established a large local and national presence – offering a diverse range of work in a variety of settings. From short term and emergency cover to long term and permanent positions, we are happy to be able to offer you flexibility to suit your lifestyle. Our CPD academy will ensure that you are kept up to date through relevant courses, with Team Teach, EAL, Moving and Handling, Introduction to Autism, and Effective Behaviour Management just some of the specialist SEN sessions you can benefit from as a registered candidate with Teaching Personnel. We are committed to finding you your perfect role.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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