1-1 Specialist Teaching Assistant

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary £90 - £110 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLuke Bailie

Job description

Role: 1-1 Specialist Teaching Assistant

Rate: £90 - £110 per day

Contract: Temp to Perm

Location: Halifax

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Leader Education is working in partnership with a SEN School based in Halifax.

We are recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a specialist SEN school, providing educational support to students aged 7 - 18.

You will have previous experience of working with students with SEMH needs - social, emotional and mental health issues (previously known as BESD, SEBD & EBD).

You will have excellent behaviour management skills as well as patience, empathy and understanding.


· You will be required to provide either one to one support or small group support to learners with SEMH needs

· Comply with individual EHC Plans

· To take direction from the class teacher and help support


· You must be an experienced classroom support assistant with a good level of experience of working with students with SEMH needs

· Be patient and resilient

· Be creative

· Make learning fun

· Excellent communication skills

· Have a therapeutic and holistic approach

· Team Teach trained would be advantageous, although training can be given.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS and safeguarding checks.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.