Teaching Assistants Required

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

**Job Title:** Superhero Special Needs Teaching Assistant

**Location:** Leeds (Because who doesn’t want to be a hero in a quaint Yorkshire town?)

**Salary:** Enough to make you smile every payday (£85 – £100 per day)

**Contract Type:** Full-time, Temporary (with the chance to become a permanent hero)

**Start Date:** September 2024 (or as soon as your cape arrives)

**School:** Wetherby Special Educational Needs School

**Job Description:**

Are you a patient, empathetic, and slightly superhuman individual? Do you have the magical ability to turn tears into smiles and confusion into “aha” moments? If so, we want you on our team!


– Assist the class teacher in delivering magical, tailor-made educational activities (sparkles optional).

– Provide one-on-one support to students with autism, ensuring they can navigate the wild world of education.

– Be the ultimate sidekick, supporting the social and emotional development of our amazing students.

– Keep the classroom as organized as a superhero’s lair.

– Monitor and report on the progress of your young protégés (even superheroes need paperwork).

– Collaborate with a dynamic team of educators, therapists, and parents to create and implement individual education plans (IEPs).


– Experience working with children with special educational needs (a cape and mask are optional but encouraged).

– Relevant qualifications such as a Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant certificate (or equivalent superhero training).

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (because even superheroes need to talk to each other).

– Patience, empathy, and a sense of humor (a must for dealing with small humans and occasional classroom chaos).

– A valid DBS check (or willingness to undergo one-every hero has to be vetted).


– Competitive daily rates (enough to keep your utility belt stocked).

– Opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic team (we’ve got your back, hero).

– Ongoing professional development and training (even heroes need to level up).

– Potential for a permanent contract (become a full-time hero).

**How to Apply:**

Ready to don your cape and join our heroic team? Send an updated CV by clicking APPLY NOW, we look forward to hearing from you!

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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