SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Salary: £350 - 400 per week
Job Published: 10 days ago

A school in the Leeds area are looking to recruit a number an SEN Teaching Assistant to join there welcoming team. The school are looking for staff to support Primary aged pupils with autism. It is a highly rewarding environment to work in with the support from an excellent team.

The position involves supporting SEN needs within the school, the role would include supporting pupils with Autism (ASC), managing their behaviour and monitoring their progress.  They would expect the successful individual to be able to use their initiative well in these situations and know when to intervene and diffuse effectively.

Responsibilities and requirements for this role:

  • Handle challenging behaviours and de-escalate situations
  • Support students in their personal and educational development
  • Build rapport with the students
  • Use an innovative approach to learning
  • Be a role model to the students
  • Have experience working with students with ASC
  • Have a nurturing and patient personality
  • Be able to confidently handle challenging behaviours

If you feel that you will be able to meet our expectations and would like to work for Protocol, then please respond to this advert with your CV attached and we will be in touch. Alternatively, for more information please call our Primary Team on 0113 233 7020.

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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