Graduate Teaching Assistant / Primary SEN Support

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-5412e0V

Yorkshire and the Humber, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Beeston, Leeds
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Earn up to £325 per week

Perfect role for a budding Educational Psychologist or future Teacher to gain paid experience in a Primary school setting!

Are you a recent graduate with a Psychology or related subject degree, and have a passion for working with Primary school children with special educational needs (SEN)?


Have you considered a career in teaching or educational psychology, and would you like to work in a Primary school setting as a SEN Teaching Assistant, supporting a pupil/s with Autism?


Would paid experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant to enhance your CV and build your confidence in the field be of interest to you?


This wonderful Primary school in Beeston, just south of Leeds city centre, is looking for a high achieving graduate to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant, supporting a little boy with autism who needs communicative and behaviour support, largely on a 1:1 basis.

Graduate Teaching Assistant / Primary SEN Support

  • Recent Psychology Graduate (2:1 or above)
  • Excellent development opportunity
  • Perfect pre-PGCE or Educational Psychology course experience
  • 1:1 Autism/ Behaviour
  • Full Time, Monday-Friday
  • Primary school based in Beeston, Leeds
  • Earn up to £325 per week

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.


The school is looking to take on a recent Psychology (or related subject) graduate with at least a 2:1 degree, excited to make an impact to the school and its pupils. The role requires an ambitious, resilient personality with good communication skills, to support the SEN team. Previous experience working with SEN children, particularly Autism, is essential, although this does not need to have been within a school setting.


You will work closely with the class teacher to provide support to a pupil with Autism who sometimes displays challenging behaviour and struggles with communication. 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. 

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

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