Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£425 - £470 per week
Education and Training

*Job Advertisement: Special Needs Assistant*

*Position:* Special Needs Teaching Assistant

*Location:* Leeds

*Employment Type:* Full-Time

*About the Role:*

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Needs Assistant to join our team in Leeds. This role involves working closely with children with autism and complex learning needs, providing the support and encouragement they need to thrive in an educational setting.

*Key Responsibilities:*

– Provide one-on-one and group support to children with autism and complex learning needs.

– Assist in the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs).

– Foster a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the children’s physical, emotional, and social development.

– Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure the best outcomes for the students.

– Participate in training and development sessions to stay current with best practices in special education.


– Previous experience working with children with autism and complex learning needs is essential.

– Relevant qualifications in special education or a related field are preferred.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with special needs.

*What We Offer:*

– Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

– Ongoing professional development opportunities.

– A supportive and inclusive work environment.

– The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children with special needs.

*How to Apply:*

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume detailing their experience and suitability for the role. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of children with autism and complex learning 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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