1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant – Autism

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-29879
Location: Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber LS9 UK
Job Type: Contract
Immediate Start: Yes
Salary £60 to £65 per Day

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism)
This role is a great opportunity for a recent Psychology graduate with an interest in and experience of SEN to work as a keyworker with a child in Year 2

Have you recently graduated with a Psychology or related degree with a passion for working with Primary school children with an SEN behavioural needs as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant?


Do you have experience working with SEN children e.g. autism, ADHD and want to employ these skills in a school based setting as a Learning Support Assistant?


Are you considering a career in teaching or educational psychology and hope this 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant role could be the stepping stone you require?


This is an exciting opportunity to gain paid experience in a Primary school as a 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant before further training in your field of interest.


This popular school in Leeds is looking for a high achieving graduate to support a number of SEN children. The SENCO is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support their work throughout the next academic year.

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism)

  • Recent Psychology Graduate required
  • Experience with SEN required
  • Excellent development opportunity, ideally autism and ADHD
  • Earn up to £325 per week
  • Great experience before PGCE/further training
  • Work Monday-Friday, school hours
  • Welcoming Leeds Primary school
  • Close to public transport links

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism)
This primary school is a successful mainstream setting with a proven track record of supporting young learners with additional needs to achieve their fullest potential. It has a friendly and effective Special Needs department with an exceptional SENCO who really values talented graduates in her team and is looking for an ambitious 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to join her for the next academic year.

As a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with the SENCO to support a child as their keyworker, working on day-to-day classroom activities, and interventions to enhance their personal progress. You will ensure the best possible education and ensure the pupils receive the support needed. You will be required to be an excellent motivator to inspire the pupils learning and be committed to their success.

This is the perfect opportunity for a graduate to earn up to £325 per week whilst building further experience prior to further study or teacher training. Some foundation training will be given to help you adjust to your new role, so don’t worry if you haven’t worked in a school before. However, on the other hand, if you are a graduate with relevant volunteer experience then this will really support your application. The most important thing is that you are passionate about supporting children with significant learning barriers as a SEN Teaching Assistant.

Don’t miss this perfect opportunity for an ambitious individual to really make a difference as a Primary SEN Teaching Assistant. Apply to join this lovely school in Leeds by sending your CV to Amy at i-teachers right away!

Posted On: 06/03/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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