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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Wetherby, West Yorkshire
£80 - £90 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Complex Needs Assistant – SEN School – Leeds

At Career Teachers we are currently recruiting for a teaching assistant to work 1:1 with a student who has complex learning needs. This is a full-time post, due to begin as soon as possible.

Role responsibilities:

  • You will be supporting a child in KS1 who is currently working at an early years foundation stage level. Therefore, knowledge of the EYFS curriculum is beneficial.
  • You will be helping the student in all aspects of the school day, academically and emotionally ensuring that they have access to the learning at hand using communication aids and resources at hand.
  • The student is non-verbal, therefore previous experience of using communication tools such as Makaton and PECs would be advantageous however this training can be provided.
  • Your main role will be to build trust with the student and create a calm, positive learning environment.

The school is in an easily accessible area of Leeds, with on site parking as well as good public transport links. They are extremely committed to their students and making sure that every child receives opportunities to an enriched education, therefore we are looking for someone who shares their dedication and is passionate about making a difference.

Role specifics:

  • Working 1:1 with a student who has complex learning needs.
  • This is a full time role. Monday to Friday (term time only)
  • Pay is between £80 and £90 per day.
  • You will be required to process an enhanced DBS check for this role, if you don’t already hold a valid one.

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

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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