1:1 Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£84 - £94 per day
Education and Training

Job Title: SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant (Autism Support)

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Salary: £85 – £100 per day

Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary (with potential for permanent)

Start Date: September 2024

School: Wakefield Special Educational Needs School

Job Description:

Wakefield Special Educational Needs School is looking for a dedicated and compassionate SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will provide personalized support to a student with autism, helping them to achieve their full potential in a nurturing and structured environment.


– Work one-on-one with a student with autism, providing tailored support and encouragement.

– Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging and adapted educational activities.

– Implement individual education plans (IEPs) and monitor the student’s progress.

– Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.

– Use strategies to manage and support the student’s behavior.

– Collaborate with the educational team, therapists, and parents to ensure a holistic approach to the student’s development.


– Experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly autism.

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

– Patience, empathy, and a commitment to supporting the educational and social development of children with additional needs.

– A valid DBS check (or willingness to undergo one).


– Competitive daily rates.

– Supportive and collaborative working environment.

– Opportunities for professional development and training.

– Potential for a permanent contract.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with autism, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role and we will be in touch in due course.

We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dedicated team!

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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