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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel is pleased to be recruiting for a Teaching Assistant based within North Leeds based Mainstream Primary School, which provides an education to children with an Autism diagnosis.

The school is looking for a candidate who can bring a good understanding of Autism traits and associated behaviours, into the classroom.

They are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has previous experience working with Autistic Spectrum Condition. Each class is grouped by ability and is led by an experienced SEN Teacher. The school is incredibly welcoming.

The school are looking for:

  • Previous experience working with Autism (adults or young people)
  • An ability to understand and help manage children's sensory needs
  • An ability to effectively communicate with children who have Autism
  • Basic understanding of the Triad of Impairment
  • Someone who can work under their own initiative

The school can offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Great feedback from other Teaching Personnel supply members of the team
  • Excellent onsite facilities
  • Support of specialist SEN teacher and TA whilst in the classroom

To apply for this position, you will need to submit your CV for consideration or alternatively please contact me directly at

Teaching Personnel are incredibly passionate about working with the best SEND candidates, which is why we invest in CPD training and Team Teach to enhance your professional and personal development. Our candidates can also receive free safeguarding courses.

Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel work in partnership with a variety of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers, such as; Team Teach, Educare, Creative Education, and Leeds Trinity University.

These partners deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities to you, covering areas such as; Accredited Team Teach, Understanding and Supporting Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum, An Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability, Effective Adult Learning Support, Implications for Challenging Behaviour, Meeting the Emotional, Social and Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People, Differentiation, Data Handling, Assessment for Learning, Planning for Progression, Prevent Duty, Read Write Inc. and Child Protection in Education. In addition to this we work alongside many leaders of education and have our own ex-head teacher that provides candidates with bespoke, high-quality training. The CPD on offer will assist with your personal and career development, making you the most highly sought candidates in the market.

Contact details and how to apply

If you are interested in the upcoming Special Needs Teaching Assistant position and would like to hear more about our Guaranteed Work Scheme please contact Mutale at the Leeds Primary branch on the details below or alternatively register online at-

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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