Job Description

I am currently recruiting for SEND Educational Assistants with experience supporting pupils with severe learning difficulties situated in Wakefield area . This is to start in September temporary long-term cover with potential of becoming permanent.  Ideally, the successful individual will have experience supporting pupils with ASD, complex needs, PMLD, challenging behaviour, Down syndrome, Hearing impairment, Speech impairment and global developmental delay. Although if you have worked in the care industry with individuals with severe learning difficulties or Autism you will have transferrable skills and welcome to apply.


For this role, you will:

  • SEND Teaching assistant or GNVQ level 2 and above in Health and Social care.

  • Experience supporting individuals on the High needs ASD, SLD and complex needs.

  • Resilient, hard working with the ability to work well with the Class teacher.

  • Be flexible to support students during lunchtime break.

  • Team Teach trained is an advantage, but not essential (Team Teach training will be offered)

  • Must have a keen interest in supporting learners with severe learning difficulties.

  • Experience of communicating with MAKATON or PECS.

  • Experience with supporting young people with SEND in a school or similar setting.

PK Education offer all support staff:

• Fair rates of pay between £325-£375 per week which are fully AWR compliant
• A personal consultant who will work tirelessly to find you the work you want
• Support with CV’s and interview advice
• Caring and supportive service which will exceed your expectations of supply teaching agencies

  • PK education is committed to safeguarding and we work in line with the Safer Recruitment process. We are also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.


What to do if this role isn’t for you?

  • PK Education work with schools to recommend high quality staffing solutions in recruitment of teachers and support staff. We have many longer-term supply teaching jobs in Huddersfield, Wakefield, Bradford or Leeds based, or perhaps you would prefer part time, short term or day to day work. If you would like to hear about other Leeds, Bradford or Huddersfield teaching jobs please visit our website and get in touch with our SEN Consultant, Tracey Lynch by emailing or applying using the appropriate link.







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