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Wakefield Special School

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Job description

We are currently looking to recruit a number of part-time and full-time support assistants to work at Special School, the school is based on three sites, each providing very focused care for the children we support. All the children have complex social, emotional and mental health needs and many have additional severe learning and communication difficulties.

They get to know each child well enough to be able to set ambitious, realistic targets and put in place a structure of support to ensure they achieve them. Success looks very, very different for each child, so they take time to build personal plans and celebrate the progress they make.

  • Experienced in supporting individuals with complex needs within an education or health care setting
  • Confident in meeting the holistic needs of pupils with disabilities, including delivering personal care
  • Able to communicate with a wide range of education and medical staff as well as liaising with parents/carers
  • Passionate about supporting the delivery of an alternative, sensory curriculum

Working with Teaching Personnel you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • FREE access to courses contributing to your Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Recommend a Friend bonus scheme
  • Candidate of the month Award

If you are interested please contact the Leeds Bradford SEN branch

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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