Accessibility Links

SEN Teaching Assistant required

  • Location: Leeds City Council
  • Start date: 12 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10801895
  • Branch: Leeds & Bradford Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Tracey Lynch
  • Call: 0113 246 8220
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
SEN Learning support assistant required

Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for a rewarding career working in a special school setting? Do you have the ability to adapt learning strategies in order to best suit the needs of the pupils?

We have a current opportunity that has come up and we are looking for committed individuals wanting to build their career as a SEN teaching assistant working in special schools around West Yorkshire. Even if you do not have experience working in a special school setting, we are providing a CPD course that will prepare you with skills and knowledge, giving you an opportunity to open doors for you to work in a special school. For the right individual you will be supporting pupils in a special school setting on a temporary basis. Once you have showcased your skills and abilities, this will give you the opportunity to build a portfolio and possibly gain a permanent role.

Pupils attending a special school will include: Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), moderate learning difficulties (MLD), complex needs, profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), downs syndrome and behavioural difficulties.

If you are interested in this Experienced Teaching Assistant role, you will:

• Have Teaching Assistant qualification.

• Liaise with the teacher about the pupil or pupils you are supporting with any developments or issues that arise.

• Have the ability to build relationships with the pupils in order to best understand their needs.

• Adapt learning strategies in order to encourage pupils to stay focused and on task at all times.

• Follow school behaviour policies and procedures.

• Have the ability to use your own initiative where ever possible.

• Be professional and stay calm when difficult situations occur.

• You will benefit from completing a Communication to SEND CPD Course.

• You must have a DBS on the up date service or willing to apply for one.

If you are interested in applying for this SEN Teaching assistant role, email your C.V to tlynch@protocol-education.com or for more information about the role, call Tracey on 0113 246 8220.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
Similar jobs
  • SEND Learning Support / TAs
  • Category: Primary, Secondary, Special Needs
  • Location: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • DO YOU HAVE EXPEIRENCE WORKING WITH PMLD STUDENTS? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR LONG TERM WORK? My client is a specialist centre for pupils with physical disabilities. There are places for up to 10 children
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
  • Long term SENCO role from September My Client is an independent all girls secondary school based in Kensington and Chelsea, looking to recruit a committed and experienced SENCO
  • SEND Primary Teacher Berkshire
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Full time SEND teacher job in the Windsor and Maidenhead area of Berkshire. Are you a fully qualified teacher with special needs experience looking for a full time role? A special needs school in
  • Outstanding school Looking for Experienced SEN LSAs/TAs
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Lambeth
  • Protocol are looking for learning support assistants to work in one of our outstanding SEN schools in south west London. The school is a very rewarding environment with friendly staff and excellent
  • Experienced PMLD SEN TAs Needed
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Wandsworth
  • Do you have a passion supporting children with SEN? Are you looking for a role to gain invaluable experience in a SEN experience? Protocol are looking for experienced teaching assistants that
Latest news
NQT Recruitment Evening
NQT Recruitment Evening
Last Wednesday evening, we held our first NQT registration event for students graduating in July 2017. We had 9 attendees who came in to complete the
Read blog
20/02/17
Protocol Education SEND Seminar
Protocol Education SEND Seminar
Last Thursday Protocol Education held the latest SEND Seminar in central London. Teachers and Teaching Assistants looking to increase their knowledg
Read blog
20/02/17
Training in Wolverhampton
Training in Wolverhampton
The West Midlands teams based at Protocol Education's Wolverhampton office are pleased to be able to offer Cover Supervisor for Secondary Training on
Read blog
10/02/17
Lessons In A Squeeze - Short Story Edition
Lessons In A Squeeze - Short Story Edition
Stuck for a good read this #NationalStorytellingWeek? These are Jen’s 'go to' short stories for Primary and where you can order them.  
Read blog
31/01/17
Uxbridge Candidates give Protocol Education the Thumbs Up!
Uxbridge Candidates give Protocol Education the Thumbs Up!
Lots of praise for the consultants of  Protocol Education in Uxbridge! Our teachers and support workers have a lot to say about what is like to
Read blog
27/01/17
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS