social emotional behavioural difficulties teaching assistant in leeds

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£ 60 per day
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job details

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
job type
working hours
£ 60 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you looking for meaningful work with young people? Do you have the skills set required to get through to children expressing challenging behaviours and learning difficulties? Are you able to build meaningful and motivational relationships with young people? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A Pupil Referral Unit in Leeds is seeking an experienced SEBD Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible to work until the end of the academic year. The DSP is part of a mainstream primary school, accommodating for pupils who are struggling to access the mainstream curriculum and day-to-day life.

The students' needs vary, and they often have a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities diagnosis. The role would be to support in the classroom and throughout the day, assisting the children alongside the other teaching assistants and the 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 of equipment and technology
A specialist facilities room
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
A 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:
Supporting the students both in lessons and during break times
Managing behaviour in line with the school's behavioural policy and positive handling plans
Working proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
Ensuring the safeguarding of students at all times

Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD/SEND needs
Competence in managing challenging behaviour
The ability to engage with and build rapport with young people
A creative, proactive and flexible support style
The ability to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
Team teach trained (ideally, although there is the opportunity to train with Randstad if not)

Are these skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the 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, including an 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.