SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Salary: £350 - 400 per week
Job Published: 19 days ago

SEN Teaching Assistant

Psychology Graduates needed! Would you like to increase your experience working with SEN pupils of varying levels of ability and behaviour? Do you have a passion for working with SEN students and looking to impact classroom standards and motivation? Protocol Education are currently recruiting for multiple SEN Teaching Assistants for one our partnership Primary Schools based in Leeds. The school are looking for 1-1 support across both Early Years (EYFS) and Key Stage 1 (KS1).

What does the job consist of?

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely with pupil's parents sometimes, parent evenings, keeping on top of their behavioural patterns and ensuring good work carried out at school is continued in the home. This presents an ideal role for Psychology graduates who are looking towards a MSc and research projects in the future.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you must have a natural aptitude on the behaviour management and interpersonal skills as well as a very enthusiastic and positive manner. You must be able to have a level of resilience, have a good sense of humour, be able to build rapport easily and will ideally have experience working with students who have Autism, SLD, PMLD or Behaviour Issues.


  • Recent school based experience working with SEND

  • Enhanced DBS Check registered on the Update Service, or willingness to apply for one.

  • x2 professional references

  • Relevant ID documentation


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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’. We also 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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