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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. West Yorkshire
Date posted : 25/06/24
  1. Full Time
£85 - 100 per day

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SEN Teaching Assistant


Yorkshire and the Humber, West Yorkshire, Leeds, LS8

Job Type:

Temporary, expected to work Full-Time hours

Primary Industry:

Education and Training


£85 - £100 Per day

Job Duties:

  • Supporting the educational, social, and emotional development of children with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Assisting the classroom teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons for SEN pupils
  • Providing one-on-one support to children with SEN to help them achieve their learning goals
  • Creating and implementing individual education plans (IEPs) for pupils with SEN
  • Assisting with behaviour management and promoting a positive learning environment
  • Collaborating with other professionals, parents, and external agencies to support SEN children

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs in Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Relevant experience working with children or young people with SEN
  • Knowledge of SEN support strategies and interventions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Relevant qualifications in Education or Special Educational Needs


Prior experience working as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role with SEN pupils

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of SEN policies and procedures
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the diverse needs of SEN children
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Training in specific areas of SEN, such as Autism or ADHD

Working Conditions:

  • Work primarily takes place in a school setting
  • May involve some physical activity and assisting students with mobility needs
  • Regular collaboration with teachers, SENCOs, and external professionals

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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