Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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

Exciting Opportunity for a Teaching Assistant of Special Needs

Join us as a Teaching Assistant (TA) at a welcoming SEND school located in a central area of Leeds. Starting on September 4th 2024, you’ll work alongside dedicated educators, shaping the learning journey for all students.

We are looking for a SEN TA with experience in classroom support and supporting learners with special educational needs. Familiarity with the national Key Stage Curriculum, an understanding of child development and learning, excellent communication skills, adaptability, empathy, and dedication to promoting equal opportunities are the key qualities we seek in a TA.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensuring student safety and facilitating access to learning activities.
  • Contributing to education and behaviour plans.
  • Encouraging inclusivity and embracing diversity.
  • Setting high expectations for student achievement.
  • Providing feedback on student progress.
  • Upholding child protection policies.
  • Assisting with supervision outside of class.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Previous working with vulnerable children and young people with additional learning needs, whether in an educational or residential setting.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Why join us at Career Teachers:

  • Free CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
  • Access to Skills Network.
  • Refer a friend scheme.
  • Recognition program.
  • Access to discount and cashback platform Affinity Extra

If you are enthusiastic about using engaging teaching skills to enhance the learning experience of children, apply today for this exciting Teaching Assistant 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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