Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

Teaching Assistant - Special Needs
  • £80 - £85 per day
  • Long-Term
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire South Holland
Sector: Special Education
Date Added: 24 October 2023

Career Teachers has partnered with a welcoming and supportive Special Needs school in Leeds to recruit a confident and motivated Teaching assistant for a placement starting after the October half-term and running for the rest of the academic year, with the potential to turn into a permanent contract with the school.

Key Details:

  • Hours:08:30 am-15:30 pm, Monday - Friday.
  • Duration:The rest of the academic year at least.


As a Special Needs TA, your role will include:

  • assisting teachers in the planning and delivery of lessons, ensuring that students receive appropriate support and guidance tailored to their unique needs.
  • working with individual students or small groups to reinforce learning concepts and provide additional help as needed.
  • supervising students during lessons, ensuring their safety and engagement in learning activities.
  • preparing and organising teaching materials and resources under the guidance of the teacher.
  • assisting in the assessment of student's progress and providing feedback to teachers and parents as necessary.
  • implementing the school's behaviour management policies, promoting a positive and respectful learning environment.
  • supporting teachers in managing classroom behaviour and resolving conflicts, promoting a positive and inclusive atmosphere.
  • collaborating effectively with teachers, other teaching assistants, and school staff to enhance the overall educational experience.

What Career Teachers Offers:

Career Teachers are a well-respected education recruitment agency who have matching people with their perfect roles for over 20 years. The majority of our dedicated consultants come from a background of working in education so are at hand to give advice any time.

  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Direct links to local schools.
  • Continual training opportunities, both online and in person.
  • Dedicated Consultants available 24/7 to cater to your employment needs.
  • Commitment to quality and safeguarding.

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.

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08/12/2023 10:27:28
GBP 80 85 day
Contact Consultant:
Ella Marshall

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