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SEND Teaching Assistant

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire
£11.44 to £19.20 Per Hour
Job Type
24 Apr 2024

Primary School Special Education Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant

We urgently require special education needs and disabilities (SEND) teaching assistants for day to day, long term and permanent assignments.

Stafflex Education are working in partnership with various primary schools / academies across Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield. Our schools require experienced SEND teaching assistants to provide one to one support for specific pupils with additional needs.

Your day to day role as an SEND teaching assistant will include working alongside the class teacher to support your assigned pupil/s across all of the curriculum subjects. You will help develop social skills, keep students on task and play a pivotal part in their learning. You will also help to support the wider class and the teacher as required.

Please ensure that you fulfil and can evidence the criteria below before applying for this role:

  • Recent experience working with primary and/or secondary age children, ideally on a one to one basis
  • Experience supporting children with SEND and/or SEMH
  • Minimum Level 3 qualified or equivalent
  • Supportive and nurturing with excellent behaviour management skills
  • Able to build strong working relationships with children and other members of staff
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a face to face registration interview

Stafflex can offer you:

Separate Holiday pay to ensure you have paid annual leave opportunities
Weekly PAYE pay through our in house payroll team
Make life easy by using our Stafflex Hub web App to tell us when you're available to work and other benefits including downloading useful training documents and more
Advice and support from our team of ex teachers
Local, convenient assignments
24/7 phone service

Stafflex have been in business for over 20 years and our community is at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be a family run, independent agency. We are here to support you, at any stage in your career. That's why we have a reputation for being Huddersfield's most friendly, transparent and ethical agency.

Please apply now or call 01484 351010 if you would like to find out more about Stafflex and how we can support you.

Stafflex Education are an equal opportunities employer and an Education Recruitment Agency and Business. Candidates will be subject to compliance procedures, including an enhanced DBS and reference check. Stafflex Education is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and young people.

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  • Job Reference: 1304604868-2
  • Date Posted: 24 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £11.44 to £19.20 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday pay
  • Job Type: Temporary