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Special Needs Support Assistant

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Special Needs Support Assistant (1-2-1) - Full-time and permanent 

A mainstream Primary school in Leeds, LS10 are currently seeking to employ a full-time / permanent Special Needs Support assistant to work with a pupil with Autism on a 1-2-1 basis in Lower Key Stage 2 (Year 3/4). The school are looking for someone to start ideally as soon as possible or, in January 2020 and this role will be made permanent for the right candidate. Candidates applying for this role must have recent and relevant experience working with children with Special Needs (Autism) and who have also supported pupils on a 1-2-1 basis. 

About the school

The school in located in South Leeds (LS10)- Beeston and are an 'IMPROVING' school and are looking to become a GOOD school (by Ofsted) next year. The school are 2 form entry and they have approximately 320 pupils on school roll. The school pride themselves on their whole school behaviour management policy as well as their close and friendly staff base. 

About Teaching Personnel 

Teaching Personnel exclusively offer CPD and key skill courses to our candidates at Leeds Trinity University in order for candidates to up skill their professional skills within the primary teaching sector. To name a few Leeds Trinity offer; Literacy and Mathematical Development across the Curriculum, Planning and questioning for progression, Early Reading and Phonics, Teaching for Learning, Differentiation and Effective Behaviour management!

If any of the key requirements match your skill set and personality we would be delighted to hear from you!

  • Candidates must be available school hours from 8 - 330
  • Candidates must have a positive attitude and have the required SEN support experience with primary school aged children (Autism)
  • Candidates need to be confident when working with children with behavioural issues and abilities. This includes planning for differentiation and preparation for one-to-one support
  • Candidates need to be open to trial days and must be punctual at all times
  • Candidates need to show responsibility for their own learning as well as personal and professional development through experience, qualifications and additional training
  • Candidates must be able to work as a team and individually and must be proactive when supporting and teaching pupils
  • Candidate must have the Team Teach qualification (or equivalent) or, be open to completing the training through Teaching Personnel

How to apply

If you are interested in this teaching position please don’t hesitate to get in contact Charley at the Leeds Primary Branch for more information on- 0113 2240231 or email your CV directly 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.

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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