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SLCN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Graduates required for SEN School in Leeds

  • Do you have a degree in Psychology, Education Studies, Social Work or related specialism?
  • Are you interested in furthering your experience within the Education Sector?
  • Are you interested in supporting learners with Special Educational Needs?

Teaching Personnel are seeking graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in Special Needs Education. Successful candidates will be required to provide specialist support for pupils in an Outstanding School in Leeds. This is a highly rewarding role, with the opportunity to work in one of Europe’s largest SEN Schools, giving aspiring teachers vital experience and the chance to gain an understanding of the complexities relating to Special Educational Needs (SEN).

The school provides alternative education for pupils aged 3-19 with a range of Special Educational Needs including Autism (ASC), Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Moderate and Severe Learning Difficulties. Based in North Leeds, the school is just a 30 minute drive from the City Centre, and is easily accessible by public transport.

As a Special Needs Teaching Assistant, you will have a desire to work with young people and aim to make a real difference to a child’s life. Experience of working with Special Needs is desirable, and any extra training such as Moving and Handling or Team Teach is highly desirable.

We are looking for hard working and committed individuals who would be confident and happy working with pupils with additional needs in a specialist setting. The following are essential to the role:

• Recent graduate in Social Work, Education, Psychology, or related specialism

• Firm understanding of meeting the Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs of young people

• Proactivity and resilient to the nature of the role

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS – Full assistance provided (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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