SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 41559
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £11.44 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday pay
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Rosie Stahelin

Job Description

Secondary Special Education Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant

Are you an experienced Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) teaching assistant ready for impactful roles in 2024? Your expertise is in high demand!

Stafflex Education is partnering with secondary schools and academies across Kirklees, Calderdale, and Wakefield, urgently seeking SEND teaching assistants for day-to-day, long-term, and permanent positions.

As a crucial member of our team, you'll provide invaluable one-on-one support to specific secondary school pupils with additional needs. Collaborating closely with class teachers, you'll assist your assigned pupils across various curriculum subjects, nurturing their social skills, maintaining focus, and actively contributing to their academic development. Additionally, you'll extend support to the broader class and teacher as required.

Please ensure that you fulfil and can evidence the criteria below before applying for this role:

  • Recent experience working with secondary age children, preferably in a one-on-one capacity
  • Proven track record supporting secondary students with SEND and/or Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • Minimum Level 3 qualified or equivalent
  • A supportive, nurturing demeanour with exceptional behaviour management skills
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with secondary students and fellow staff members
  • A comprehensive CV detailing your employment history for the last 10 years, with explanations for any gaps
  • Compliance with Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, and Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), in accordance with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a face to face registration interview

At Stafflex, our community is paramount, and we take pride in being a family-run, independent agency. We prioritise our relationships with both our temporary staff and partner secondary schools, providing unwavering support at every career stage. Renowned for our friendly, transparent, and ethical approach, we're committed to your success.

Join us and enjoy:

  • Separate holiday pay to ensure you have paid annual leave opportunities
  • Weekly PAYE payments facilitated by our in-house payroll team
  • Convenient access to the Stafflex Hub web app, streamlining communication of your availability and offering access to valuable training resources
  • Advice and support from our team of ex teachers
  • Local and convenient assignments tailored to your secondary school preferences
  • 24/7 phone service

Apply now or call 01484 351010 to explore how Stafflex can empower your career in secondary education.

Stafflex Education is committed to equal opportunities and is both an Education Recruitment Agency and Business. Candidates will undergo thorough compliance procedures, including enhanced DBS and reference checks, as part of our unwavering dedication to safeguarding secondary school students.