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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Description:

 PK Education are working with a generic special school in the North of Bradford, who are looking for a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant to work on long-term temporary role starting in September. Within this generic special school, it ranges from Autism non-verbal and verbal, Profound Multiple learning difficulties, Severe learning difficulties, Downs Syndrome and complex needs. This would ideally suit an individual who is experienced supporting individuals with special educational needs, highly flexible with a hands on approach. Please be aware if you do not have the experience, we will not proceed you to the interview stage.


For this role you will:

  • Have Health & Social care GNVQ or equivalent qualification.  

  • Must have experience supporting individuals with special educational needs.

  • Have Manual Handling, Hoist training, grips training, PECS and MAKATON is an advantage, but not essential.

  • Must be hands on experience and undertake tasks that are required efficiently.

  • Personal care & feed may be required.

  • Be committed and consistent always.

  • Must have a genuine passion for supporting pupils in a special school setting.

  • Willing to develop skills through ongoing CPD courses. 


PK Education offer all support staff:

• Fair rates of pay between £60-£75 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
• An excellent refer a friend scheme to earn £150 of vouchers per candidate referred
• 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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