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Special needs support assistant Bradford

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working very closely with a number of primary schools across the Bradford district who are seeking highly experienced teaching assistants to work in their schools. The are looking for particular individuals who can support special needs and ensure that they engage within their Education and make significant progress. This is a highly rewarding opportunity to support children with various Special Educational Needs in a mainstream environment. The school supports children with Autism and the ideal candidate will have previous experience of working within similar conditions. The roles we have are to begin after the Easter break starting on the 29th April and end at the end of the academic year on the 19th July. We are looking for someone who can be available full time but be flexible to work with a number of pupils.

Criteria To Apply:

Minimum - GCSE's (A* to C) in English and Mathematics

Experience of working with children or young adults

Desirable Additional Qualifications/Awards:

  • Early Childhood Studies / Childhood Studies
  • Foundation Degrees in Education
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Support Work in Schools
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Child Development
  • Childcare and Education
  • Early Years
  • Childcare & Early Years
  • Language / Speech Therapy
  • Core Subjects Maths, English, Science, Humanities, Languages
  • Sport Coach

Skills Required:


  • Working in nursery or education settings
  • Experience of working with Special Educational Needs - Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Speech Language and Communication
  • Previous volunteering within education or working with children

Candidates will need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which can be applied through Teaching Personnel & BE

Skills required

Candidates need:

  • the ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents
  • the ability to cope with challenging behaviour
  • a professional attitude to work
  • a strong regard for pupil safety and well-being
  • a positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport;

If you feel that you would flourish in this role then please contact Sarah Franks today.

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.

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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