SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: SENTA307
Salary: £83.85 - 100.00 per day
Job Published: 18 days ago

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Are you a compassionate, patient, and dedicated individual with a passion for supporting children with Special Educational Needs?

We are a leading education agency dedicated to providing exceptional support to primary schools across Leeds.

We are currently seeking enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to join our team on a flexible basis.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to pupils with a range of special educational needs, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning difficulties.
  • Assist classroom teachers in implementing Individual Education Plans and adapting teaching materials to suit the needs of SEN pupils.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, promoting independence and confidence among SEN pupils.
  • Collaborate effectively with teaching staff, parents, and external professionals to provide holistic support to SEN pupils.
  • Maintain accurate records of pupil progress and behaviour, adhering to school policies and procedures.


  • Previous experience working with children with SEN, either in a school setting or a similar environment.
  • Understanding of different special educational needs and strategies for supporting pupils with diverse learning requirements.
  • Empathy, patience, and resilience when working with children facing educational challenges.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with pupils, colleagues, and parents.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of SEN pupils and school settings.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain).


  • Flexibility: Choose your own working hours and locations to suit your lifestyle.
  • Rewarding Work: Make a positive impact on the lives of children with SEN, supporting their learning and development.
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training in SEN support strategies.

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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