Graduate Teaching Assistant Roles - Special Needs

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384367664-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Career Teachers
  • Location: City, Leeds
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Human Resources, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

At Career Teachers we are currently recruiting for a specialist SEN school in Leeds who require additional teaching assistants to join their team from September 2024.

This would be the ideal role for a graduate who is looking to begin a career in special education!

We are looking for people who are inspiring, adaptable and enthusiastic!

The highlights of this position will include:

  • There are multiple positions available including full-time and part-time.
  • You will earn a competitive salary between 85 and 95 per day.
  • You will be working in an incredibly support environment where progression is also encouraged.
  • You will get to really make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating a calm and positive environment for learning, ensuring that all childrens voices are heard
  • Working collaboratively with the class teacher and other teaching assistants to make sure that the work day runs smoothly
  • Your main responsibility will be to engage the students in learning, ensuring that they have access to the lesson at hand using resources provided.
  • Each child will have very different learning methods and ways of accessing learning, therefore you will be responsible for adapting the learning where needed.
  • Supporting students emotionally as well academically throughout the school day.
  • Managing challenging behaviours and de-escalating situations.

The school caters for students of all ages, ranging from Early Years up to 16+ who have special educational needs, all students have a diagnosis of Autism as well as other needs. The ideal candidate will have some background or knowledge of supporting children and young people with SEND.

If you feel that this role matches your skillset, click apply now and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.


Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.