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SLCN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant required for Specialist School in central Leeds

  • Experienced Teaching or Learning Support Assistant
  • Experience supporting pupils with additional needs
  • Team Teach or relevant training highly desirable

We are seeking an experienced teaching assistant to join an increasingly growing team of passionate educators in a specialist school in central Leeds. Ideally you will have previous experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs including Autism and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)

The school takes great pride in their educational philosophy and put at the heart of learning, knowing whatever they do the “children are first.”

The position is within a year 6 class and will be highly challenging but will offer you great job satisfaction and sense of achievement. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with ASC and SLCN is essential, such as an understanding of the complexities related to these conditions. The ideal candidate will have a sound knowledge of teaching and behaviour de-escalation strategies.

A Team-Teach qualification or relevant qualification (e.g. MAPA) are highly desirable but not essential. Teaching Personnel also offer a range of CPD courses including Team-Teach, Introduction to Autism and Moving and Handling as part of our ‘CPD Academy’, which also includes opportunities to receive training in partnership with Leeds Trinity University, such as Assessment for Learning, Using Data and Differentiation.

We are seeking candidates who are passionate and inspiring individuals who will be committed to motivating pupils with additional needs to access the curriculum. An understanding and flexible nature is essential, and the school is particularly keen to meet with candidates who are proactive, empathetic, engaging and creative; you will use your personality to engage with these students. This is a fantastic opportunity to put your skills into practice and showcase your ability to positively encourage all pupils to overcome barriers to learning which will be extremely rewarding.

To register with Teaching Personnel, and apply for this role, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 (AGY)

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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