Teaching Assistant – Special Needs

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

**Job Title:** Special Needs Teaching Assistant

**Location:** Wetherby, Leeds

**Salary:** £84 – £94 per day

**Contract Type:** Full-time, Temporary (with potential for permanent)

**Start Date:** September 2024

**School:** Wetherby Special Educational Needs School

**Job Description:**

Wetherby Special Educational Needs School is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with children with autism and other special educational needs, supporting their learning and development in a safe and nurturing environment.


– Assist the class teacher in delivering tailored educational activities and lessons.

– Provide one-on-one support to students with autism, ensuring they can access the curriculum effectively.

– Support the social and emotional development of students.

– Help with classroom management and organization.

– Monitor and report on the progress of students.

– Collaborate with the educational team, including SENCOs, therapists, and parents, to create and implement individual education plans (IEPs).


– Experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly autism.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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

– A valid DBS check (or willingness to undergo one).


– Competitive daily rates.

– Opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic team.

– Ongoing professional development and training.

– Potential for a permanent contract.

**How to Apply:**

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV detailing their experience and suitability for the 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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