SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: SENTA46
Salary: £83.85 - 95.00 per day
Job Published: 13 days ago

Protocol education are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Primary SEN Supply Teaching Assistant to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to children with special educational needs (SEN) within the classroom setting.
  • Assist the class teacher in delivering tailored lessons and activities to meet the individual needs of SEN students.
  • Support students in developing academic, social, and emotional skills, fostering their independence and confidence.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued, respected, and supported.


  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs, preferably within a primary school setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience when working with students facing challenges.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and use initiative when working independently.
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Additional Information:

  • This position is temporary/supply-based, with flexible hours based on the school's needs.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • All successful applicants will be subject to DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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