1:1 Teaching Assistant - PMLD - Autism - LeedsWe are currently looking for an experienced Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work within a school in North Leeds supporting a student on a 1:1 basis. You must have previous experience working with children and young people who have Special Educational Needs and be confident in your ability to manage any challenging behaviours and tailor lessons and activities according to individual learning needs.
The student you will be working with has Autism as well as medical needs, although there are specialist staff on site to deal with any medical needs, experience working with individuals with medical needs would be beneficial. Autism experience and understand is essential.
The ideal candidate will be calm, patient and adaptable. The school are looking for someone who can build a trusting and meaningful relationship with the student, therefore engaging the student in learning and ensuring all areas of lessons and activities are accessible to them.
This is a full-time role due to begin after the October half term and run to the end of the academic year, with the view to go permanent with the school for those seeking permanent employment. We are looking for someone who will commit to this role as the student requires consistency.
As Celsian Education are committed to the safeguarding and well-being of children and young people, successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and relevant safeguarding training. You must also need to provide relevant and up to date references.
If you are interested in this role, please apply now or contact us in branch for further information.
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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