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2022-01-25 19:00:231970-01-01 Veritas Education Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire
Area Leeds, United Kingdom Leeds United Kingdom Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sector Special Education - SEN Support Staff
Salary £65.00 - £80.00 per day
Currency GBP
Start Date Monday 7th February 2022
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 1:1 SEN TA_1643137212
Job Views 10

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant- Leeds

Veritas Education work across the Leeds area supporting mainstream primary schools with Teaching Assistants and support staff. We are currently needing several staff who are comfortable working on a 1:1 basis with primary aged special educational needs children.

We have several full-time roles, across early years to KS2, supporting children with various needs, such as Autism, ADHD, SEMH disorders and communication needs, in various mainstream primary schools across Leeds.

As a 1:1 SEN teaching assistant, you must show a talent for dealing with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, be able to support the learning of the child and can build meaningful relationships with both young learners and staff.

Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with young SEN learners to de-escalate incidents and promote learner growth, and create a safe educational environment.

These positions require you to be experienced in supporting pupils with various needs, depending on the role and your experiences, you could be working alongside learners who demonstrate high risk and challenging behaviour, or providing nurture-based support for children with learning and complex needs.

It will be the TA's responsibility to not only guide them through their learning but help manage and regulate their behaviour, whilst working alongside teaching staff, managers, and other support assistants in creating a holistic approach to providing the safest educational environment for the young learners to develop in.

The Role:

  • Working 1:1 with a child to create a safe, structured, and nurturing learning environment.
  • Working within a supportive staff grouping where everyone follows the same standards and ethos.
  • Gaining first-hand experience within the SEN/SEMH sector.
  • Requirements:

  • A DBS on the update service (We can advise on this).
  • Experience working with BESD/SEN students with challenging behaviour.
  • Team Teach Certificate (Within the last 2 years - We can also train you on this).
  • Ideal Candidate:

  • A varied knowledge of the national curriculum and basic classroom learning strategies.
  • The ability to apply sensible and suitable behaviour management strategies when dealing with challenging/high-risk behaviour.
  • Previous experience supporting 1:1 with children from 5 years old to 11.
  • If you have the experience and skills that are appropriate for the role of a behavioural support worker then please apply with your full CV. If you require any further information or have any questions regarding potential roles, please contact George Walton at Veritas Education (Leeds) on 0113 403 2200 or email gwalton@veritas-education.com


  • 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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