sebd teaching assistant in leeds

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£ 60 per day
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
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£ 60 per day
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Are you looking for meaningful work with young people? Do you have the skill set required to get through to children expressing challenging and disruptive behaviour? Are you able to build meaningful and motivational relationships with young people? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A well-established Pupil Referral Unit in Leeds is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible on a part-time basis. It is a primary school, accommodating for pupils aged 5-11 with Social, Emotional, and Behavioural Difficulties - often accompanied with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - who struggle to access mainstream education. This is a part-time role in the Year 5 class, to support the children alongside the other teaching assistants and class teacher. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a progressive school with an ethos of working with the students in a positive and encouraging way to help them achieve to the best of their ability. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team.

Benefits of working with the school:

* On-site parking
* Near public transport links
* Top of the range equipment and technology
* Specialist facilities including (but not limited to) hydrotherapy, interactive sensory room with soft play and rebound, speech and language room, specialist sports hall, as well as many more specialist outdoor areas
* Brilliant career progression opportunities
* Holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
* Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:

* Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
* 24/7 on-call service
* Free career advice
* Support and guidance throughout your role
* Market advice
* Job matching based on your preferences
* Advice and feedback on your current CV
* Team teach training

The role will include:

* Support the students both in the lesson and during break times
* Manage behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy and positive handling plans
* Work proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
* Ensure the safeguarding of students at all times


* Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD/SEND needs
* Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour
* Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
* Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
* To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
* Team teach trained ideal (opportunity to train with Randstad if not)

Are these the skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


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