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Teaching Personnel is the UK's leading supply agency and work with a variety of schools across the Leeds and Harrogate area and we are looking to recruit enthusiastic SEN teaching assistants

Special educational needs (SEN) teaching assistants support teachers to help children with a wide range of learning, physical or behavioural difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • excellent communication skills
  • literacy and numeracy skills
  • the ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • creative and practical skills for activities and displays
  • Good references (at least 2 references in the last 6 years)

You'll need to pass background checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Some experience of working with children with disabilities or learning difficulties may help you to find work.

You may work with a range of ages in a mainstream school or a dedicated special needs school.

Your work will depend on the age of the children and their individual needs, but may include:

  • preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher
  • working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups
  • adapting support according to needs
  • looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare
  • creating a stimulating environment
  • giving information and help to teachers.

If you would like the opportunity to be recruited at UK's Leading supply agency apply today.

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.

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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