Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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

**Location:** Wakefield, UK

**Position:** Teaching Assistant (Specialised Provision)

**Salary:** Competitive, based on experience **Contract Type:** Full-time, Temporary

**About Us:**

At Career Teachers we are currently looking for an engaging teaching assistant to join a dedicated specialised provision in Wakefield, committed to providing exceptional education and support to autistic students. The team is passionate about creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student can thrive.

**Role Overview:**

We are seeking compassionate and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our team. As a Teaching Assistant in this specialised provision, you will play a crucial role in supporting autistic students, helping them achieve their full potential. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of our students.

**Key Responsibilities:**

– Provide one-on-one and small group support to autistic students.

– Assist in the development and implementation of individualised education plans (IEPs).

– Foster a safe, supportive, and inclusive learning environment.

– Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to deliver tailored educational and developmental programs.

– Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to the teaching team.

– Support students in developing social, communication, and life skills.

– Assist with classroom management and organisation.

– Participate in training and professional development opportunities.

**Qualifications and Experience:**

– Experience working with autistic children or young adults is highly desirable.

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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

– Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

– Knowledge of autism and related strategies/interventions is an advantage.

**Why Join Us:**

– Be part of a supportive and dedicated team.

– Opportunities for professional growth and development.

– Make a meaningful difference in the lives of autistic students.

– Competitive salary and benefits package.

**How to Apply:**

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and meet the qualifications outlined above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV, detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

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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