Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant- York

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Teaching / Learning Assistants
Yorkshire & Humberside
Other - North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Principal Teachers
Job Ref:

Principal Teachers are acting on behalf of a primary school in the York area. The Head Teacher has approached PT to recruit a qualified Teaching Assistant on their behalf to commence a full time position starting in September on a long term basis. The successful applicant will be working on a 1 to 1 basis supporting a child in KS1 with special education needs and learning difficulties. Your role will be to provide intervention work with this child and provide them with the tools to be able to access the KS1 curriculum. You will need to show a commitment to supporting teaching and learning in schools and have experience of supporting children with special education needs.

Based on the outskirts of York, this mainstream school is well regarded within the local community and staff are very well reputed. You will have access to a wealth of resources and support within the KS1 team. Although working on a 1:1 basis with this child, you will need to show a commitment to supporting learning for all and fully embrace the school ethos and behaviour policy. The Head Teacher is seeking a TA with a Level 3 CACHE/NCFE qualification or equivalent.

The successful applicant will have:

* CACHE Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (or equivalent)
* Strong behaviour and classroom management skills
* Previous experience of supporting teaching and learning in an education setting in the UK and working with children with SEN
* Knowledge of the current Primary National Curriculum
* Enthusiasm for the role and a creative flare
* The ability to form excellent working relationships with staff and pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds
* Experience of planning and assessment to a very high standard
* A commitment to improving attainment for all students
* A proven track record for raising attainment and achieving targets

The benefits of working with Principal Teachers:

* No umbrella companies, you can be paid PAYE as standard
* Investment in CPD opportunities
* Over 16 years’ experience providing premium standard staff to schools across Yorkshire and North East regions
* We are advocates of fair pay and conditions and work hard to offer competitive remuneration for supply staff
* We are proud to be reputable for our ethical and friendly service
* Supportive Recruiters who will regularly check how you are getting on and listen to your feedback

Principal Teachers are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment vetting checks. Principal Teachers are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the high-volume of applications we expect to receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Principal Teachers
Tel: 01748352100
Contact: Kate Green

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