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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Graduate required for Specialist School in Leeds

  • Recent or soon to be graduate of Psychology, Education Studies or related discipline
  • Exciting career opportunity to work in an Outstanding School
  • A desire to develop your skills in a specialist setting

Could you make a difference to our young people and really help shape and develop a school that will become one of the largest special schools in Europe in the next three years, growing from 190 pupils to 350?

Teaching Personnel working closely with a Specialist SEN School in Leeds who are looking to recruit talented, dedicated and ambitious staff that can add value to the school and more importantly put the needs and learning experience of all pupils first. The school is a generic all age special school catering for children with a wide range of needs; profound, multiple and complex conditions, autistic spectrum conditions and severe learning difficulties. The school has developed and enhanced facilities and resources to support pupils with complex communication needs. Over 60% of pupils have a diagnosis of Autism.

This is an exciting career opportunity to work in an Outstanding School for excellent and hardworking candidates who share the school's passion to improve in all areas.

The school are specifically seeking graduates who are looking for a career in education within teaching or therapy roles. Applicants should possess, or expect to achieve this year, a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent). Applicants should have graduated from higher education within the last three years or be due to graduate in summer 2017. Applicants graduating from or who have recently obtained Masters and PhD qualifications will also be considered.

All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, please contact Rebecca 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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