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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant

Sector: Primary Education

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10

Pay: GDP65 - GDP85 per day

Date Posted: 16/04/2021                       Closing Date: 30/06/2021             Start From: As Soon As 

A Primary and Nursery school in Leeds (LS10) is seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant. This Primary school promotes resilience, tolerance and independence and its staff are committed to delivering a positive and high-quality educational experience to all pupils.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher in the delivery of an engaging and differentiated curriculum.
  • Supporting pupils via 1:1 sessions.
  • Assisting pupils with catch-up work by leading support sessions.
  • Working to the school’s values in creating equal access for all pupils.
  • Abiding by the school’s behaviour management policies.

Applicants must:

  • Have at least 1 years’ experience in working with SEN pupils.
  • Understand the importance of assessing student needs and of differentiating the curriculum accordingly.
  • Be committed to creating a happy and stimulating learning environment.
  • Have a fully enhanced DBS (or be willing to apply for one).
  • Be able to provide two references.
  • Have the right to work in the UK.

What can Teaching Personnel offer you?

  • Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education agency and we have been recruiting teaching and support staff since 1996.
  • We offer unlimited, accredited CPD opportunities on a range of topics.
  • We offer a competitive pay rate and a ‘Recommend a Friend Bonus.’
  • You will receive regular communication from a team of experienced consultants.
  • We are proud to be partnered with many schools across Leeds that use Teaching Personnel to book teachers for both full-time roles and day-to-day supply.

This post is currently part time with the view of becoming permanent.

If you are interested in this position please contact the Leeds Bradford Primary branch on the details below or, register to Teaching Personnel online.

You can also email an up to date CV to

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. 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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