If you are looking for a new, exciting and extremely rewarding role then we have a great opportunity for you.
We are currently recruiting Special Needs Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to work in a supportive specialist setting in Leeds. As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be helping students with a wide range of severe learning, physical and behavioural difficulties. You will be encouraging children to communicate with others using specialist methods such as Makaton and PECS and helping students to better understand social interactions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.
We are looking for someone who can adapt learning methods to each student needs, understanding that each child will have unique needs and therefore require you take a flexible approach and cater learning and activities to them. You will assist in putting into practice individual education, social, behavioural and personal care programmes.
This is a varied role where everyday will be different, you will be expected to support the students in the classroom, this will sometimes include working one to one and doing small group interventions. You will also be included in supporting students in social activities, outings and therapy sessions.
Your main role is to establish and maintain effective, meaningful relationships, recognising when individuals are in distress and offering the comfort and support required.
This is a full-time role set to begin in September, it will initially be a temporary role with the view of becoming permanent. Your working hours will be 8:30 to 15:30, Monday to Friday, term time only.
If you think you have the passion and drive to really make an impact of the lives of students with additional learning needs, please apply now!
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations 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 respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.
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