Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1384116966-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Teaching Assistant

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs? Do you have the patience, empathy, and dedication to support children in a primary special school? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join our team as a Teaching Assistant!

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire

Contract Type: Temporary -Term Time Only (Temporary to permanent roles are available)

Hours: Monday-Friday (Full-Time - 8:30am-3:00pm)

Daily Rate: 85- 95 a day

Start Date: September 2024

About Us:

Veritas Education are working with a vibrant and inclusive primary special school. The school is committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating learning environment for the students. The students have a range of needs including learning difficulties, Special Educational Needs (SEN), Social and Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and challenging behaviours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons for students with special educational needs.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students, helping them to overcome learning barriers and achieve their full potential.
  • Implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and monitor student progress.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Assist with classroom management and administrative tasks.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, including speech therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities.


  • Previous experience working with young people and/or adults with challenging behaviour and Social and Emotional Mental Health needs is essential.
  • Strong understanding of behaviour management principles and positive behaviour support strategies.
  • Be Level 2 Team Teach trained or be willing to attend the training course offered by Veritas.
  • Safeguarding training is essential, this can be offered by Veritas.
  • Level 2 safeguarding training is essential, this can be offered by Veritas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and adapt to the dynamic nature of the role.
  • Candidates must hold or be willing to apply for an enhanced DBS upon registration.
  • Have proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

What can Veritas Education offer you?

  • A simple, hassle free and fast registration process.
  • Experienced compliance/vetting team supporting every step of the way from the initial registration through to your first booking.
  • Rewarding Work to make a tangible impact on the lives of young people with special needs.
  • Supportive working environment - you will work within a team that values collaboration, professional development, and mutual support.
  • Flexible Hours -Opportunities for both part-time and full-time roles to suit your availability.
  • Term-time Schedule- Enjoy a work schedule that aligns with the school year.
  • Online CPD courses including safeguarding to enhance your professional portfolio.
  • Level 2 Team Teach training, delivered in house by our Team Teach Trainers.
  • A specialist trained SEND consultant with professional experience working in special schools and Alternative Provisions.
  • A wide range of schools to gain experience across Bradford, Kirklees and Leeds.
  • Temporary to permanent, full time and part time positions are available.

If you are enthusiastic about supporting students with special educational needs and have the experience required, we would love to hear from you!

Apply Now: Please send an up-to-date CV highlighting relevant experience for this position to (url removed).


  • 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.'