Primary Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Leeds, UK
Closing date
8 Nov 2020

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A Primary School we work closely with in Leeds (LS11) are currently seeking to employ a Social, Emotional Mental Health Support Assistant to start from November 2020 on a full time basis for the foreseeable future.

Do you have experience of supporting children with Social Emotional Mental Health needs?
Are you confident in working with young people with ASD, ADHD, or who display challenging behaviour?
Have you ever had experience with Team Teach?
If so then this could be the perfect role for you!

You will be working with primary aged pupils from EYFS - Year 6. Your day will be varied, supporting children in the classroom and assisting with integrating them back into a school routine after the lockdown period. This is a full-time role from 8:30am - 3:30pm.

You will be supporting pupils who are struggling with the school routine and who may also have additional needs such as; Social, Emotional Mental Health Issues, Autism, ADHD and Behavioural needs. You will be required to work with pupils on a one to one basis as well as with small groups of students. You will be required to support these pupils both in and out of the classroom and assist them with their needs as well as their academic school work.

What is requited from you

Teaching Assistant qualification, educational based degree or at least 6 months experience working with children or young people
Able to hold children's attention and focus with excellent communication skills
Support the class teacher where needed and use your own initiative to support pupils
Can provide 2 references which can comment on your ability to work with children
Have a calm, nurturing approach with clear expectations
Be confident building positive relationships with pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them progress both socially and academically
Team Teach qualification (not essential but would be an advantage)

If you think this could be the role for you and meet the above requirements please contact Charley Alexander at the Leeds Wakefield Primary Branch on the details below or, register to Teaching Personnel online.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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