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2019-06-10 08:59:431970-01-01 Veritas Education Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire
Area Leeds, United Kingdom Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sector Special Education - SEN Support Staff
Salary £65 - £80 per day
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref PRUTA_1560157183
Job Views 233

*** Autism and Behaviour Teaching Assistant ***

*** PRU - Pupil Referral Unit ***

*** Leeds ***

Veritas Education are currently working with a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) based in Leeds. They are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to start ASAP. The role runs until December 2019 but may become permanent for the right candidate.

The school caters for secondary and college aged students with challenging behaviour, EBD and autism. It was rated as "Good" by Ofsted, with "Outstanding" aspects, and is very well equipped with good facilities and resources, which the staff make full use of to offer the best level of support to students. It is vital to the school that a positive learning environment is created, where both the students and the staff enjoy learning and where there are opportunities for pupils to progress into college or further work-related learning.

You will be expected to work within a small class with a maximum of 7 students. There is a minimum of 1 Teacher and 1 Teaching Assistant to each class, enabling all pupils to receive the right amount of care and support. Responsibilities include: managing pupils behaviour, ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.

Key skills and experience needed:

  • Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools or Pupil Referral Units
  • Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
  • Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour
  • SEN experience is essential
  • One to one and small group work
  • Professional manner
  • Enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach
  • Team Teach Training essential - or be willing to obtain the qualification.
  • If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Jason Lupton at Veritas Education.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
  • Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


    'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

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