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Special Needs Teaching Assistant Needed in Harrogate

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Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant required for an immediate start at a 'Good' primary school in Harrogate.

Your new company
Teaching Personnel are working exclusively with a small, Ofsted rated 'Good' primary school in Located in Harrogate. They are keen to recruit a Teaching Assistant with experience in Special Educational Needs to start immediately until the end of the academic year. Through the outstanding support and collaboration with the wider community, the school provides a welcoming and inspiring learning environment in which pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential.

Your new role
As a Teaching Assistant you will be required to support children within Key Stage 1 with additional needs on a 1:1 basis or as a group, in order to raise achievement. Pupils may have a range of SEN including Autism, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) or Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD). You will work closely with class teachers, assisting with lessons and activities, mainly supporting children with SEN.

What you'll need to succeed
- A minimum of six months experience supporting young people
- Understanding of Special Educational Needs
- Knowledge across the Primary curriculum
- A passion for helping children to achieve their full potential
- The ability to communicate effectively with all members of staff, parents and pupils
- Awareness of confidentiality and child protection/safeguarding.

What you'll get in return
- Competitive rates of pay
- Continued professional development and support within the school
- A welcoming, friendly school where everyone is valued
- Charismatic and passionate children and staff to work with
- Ongoing support from a dedicated, specialist consultant

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 SEN 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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