Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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

Special Needs Teaching Assistant Role – Leeds

Do you have a passion for supporting people with special educational needs?

Are you looking for a new and rewarding role, where every day is different?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

At Career Teachers we are recruiting for a special needs school in Leeds who currently require an additional learning support assistant to join their team starting as soon as possible. You will be working with students with additional learning needs such as Autism, ADHD, Complex Learning Needs, Downs Syndrome, Speech and Language difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

The school are extremely dedicated to ensuring that students receive every opportunity to progress and feel safe and valued in the classroom. You will be supporting learners in small groups as well as doing 1:1 work with those who require a more focused approach.

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • Confident in your ability to manage to challenge behaviours and diffuse situations.
  • Engaging and nurturing, able to keep the work interesting and accessible for students, taking into consideration their unique needs.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to activities and learning.
  • Able to communicate well and work effectively under the guidance of the class teacher.
  • Calming and able to create a positive learning environment.
  • Willing to commit to this role and give it their all to ensure that the students receive the education that they deserve.
  • Experience and knowledgeable regarding SEND such as Autism.

This is an extremely fulfilling role where you get the opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people. If you feel that you have the right skillset for this role, click apply now and we will be in touch.

If you would like any further information on this role or other roles we have available, please call us in branch on 01132440140.


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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