Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: Tnay
Salary: £77 - 90 per day
Job Published: almost 1 year ago

SEN Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 32.5 hours per week, term time only + 5 INSET

We are looking for Teaching Assistants to work at a School for learners between the ages 2-19 with Autism and other Complex needs in North-West Leeds.

Our client is looking for Teaching Assistants to join a dedicated team of highly skilled teachers and learning support staff. Pupils are supported by an experienced pastoral team comprising of Communication & Interaction Leaders, Pastoral & Family Support Officers, and Behaviour Support Workers. All staff work closely with families and the local community in order to offer pupils the best opportunities possible. Many of our Clients learners have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Moderate Learning Difficulties, but this is by no means all learners, and there are a wide range of differing needs in both Primary and Secondary Schools.

Main Duties:

* To work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher.

* To support access learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

* Provide general support to staff and pupils, including preparation and routine maintenance of resources/equipment.

* To develop knowledge, skills and understanding of requirements for effective support in a SEN setting

Candidates Specification:

* We are seeking skilled, enthusiastic people who are willing to learn.

* You will need to be flexible and adaptable, a good communicator, cheerful, calm and work as part of the team.

* Hold (or be willing to obtain) an enhanced Child Workforce DBS, maintained on the update service.

In return we will offer:

A commitment to you and your professional development.

Strong, supportive leadership and staff.

Wonderful pupils who will reward you with many memories that will last throughout your entire career.

If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles in Special Education throughout West Yorkshire, please apply to this advert with a copy of your CV and a short covering letter and I will give you a call to discuss working with Protocol Education

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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