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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£80 - £85 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Our client located in Leeds, are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Education Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to join their welcoming team.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and personal development of students with special educational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Individualised Support: Provide tailored support to students with special educational needs, ensuring they have equal opportunities to thrive academically and socially.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with classroom teachers, SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator), and other professionals to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and contribute to the overall educational experience of students.
  • Inclusive Learning: Create a positive and inclusive learning environment promoting the social and emotional well-being of students with SEN.
  • Communication: Regularly communicate with parents/guardians, providing updates on student progress and collaborating on strategies for continued improvement.
  • Resource Management: Effectively utilise available resources, materials, and technology to enhance the learning experience for students with special educational needs.


  • Previous experience working with SEN students is desirable.
  • A genuine passion for working with students with special educational needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please submit your CV or email me


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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