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SEN Teaching Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£80 - £95 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Job Title: Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant

Company: Career Teachers

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job Type: Full-Time, Term Time until July 2024 (with the view of then going onto a permanent contract)

Hours: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Immediate Interviews Being Held

Job Description:

Career Teachers are currently seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant to work in a specialist setting, catering for students aged 3-19 years of age with special educational needs. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with additional needs. If you are passionate about supporting students with special needs, we want to hear from you!


As an SEN Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing one-to-one support to a student with special educational needs.
  • Assisting with classroom activities and adapting materials to meet the individual needs of the student.
  • Building a positive and supportive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff to ensure the student’s progress and well-being.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the student’s development and behaviour.


To be considered for this role, you should possess:

  • Previous experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.
  • A passion for working with children with special educational needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to adapt to changing situations and needs.
  • Relevant qualifications are a plus but not mandatory.

Working Hours:

This is a full-time position with term-time hours from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

We are looking to fill this position promptly, and as such, we will conduct immediate telephone interviews for qualified candidates. Don’t miss this opportunity to join a dedicated team of professionals committed to enhancing the educational experience of students with special educational needs.

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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