SEND Teaching Assistant

SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Category: Primary SEN
Job Location: Leeds West Yorkshire
Job Type: Full Time Long Term Ongoing Temporary
Start Date: September 2024

Here at Principal Resourcing, we are actively recruiting for a caring and experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to join one of our thriving Primary Schools based in Leeds from September 2024. You will provide ongoing support for pupils with a range of learning needs including SEND within the mainstream classroom to meet the needs of the Early Years Classroom.

The recently refurbished Primary School offers a happy and safe school community, where pupils are eager to learn within a modern and stimulating learning environment. Ofsted rated ‘Good’, the school aim to deliver a creative and challenging curriculum experience for all pupils, through enhanced resources, effective partnership with parents and a focus on positive wellbeing and confidence building.

You will ideally have knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and Development Matters Guidance for Early Years learning and development and be confident delivering 1:1 and small group learning activities to pupils with SEND. You must be proactive in your approach, engaging children in learning and working as part of a strong staff team to progress learning.

We offer competitive rates of pay up to £100 per day depending on experience.

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant with:

  • A full and relevant Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Previous SEN/SEND experience and knowledge is desirable.
  • Confidence, inclusivity, and passion for supporting pupil progression.
  • Strong subject knowledge and familiarity with the UK Curriculum.
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure or be willing to obtain one through us.
  • Right to Work in the UK, unfortunately we are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.


Why work with Principal Resourcing?

Work with the market leaders

A locally established agency trusted by many Schools, Academies, Colleges, and Nurseries across the region, due to our unfaltering commitment to providing the best service.

Feel valued

Work with a candidate-centred agency that puts you at the heart of everything we do.


Receive the best rates of pay

We guarantee to beat other agency rates.

Dedicated Consultant

Work alongside some of the most experienced education recruitment specialists in the area.

DfE approved compliance team

Seamless registration and clearance process to ensure you are working in the quickest possible time.

Continued accredited and nationally recognised CPD

We invest in our candidates we will ensure that your skills not only stay current but are updated along the way. By working with Principal Resourcing, you will have access to a portfolio of over 200 courses from a platform, nationally recognised by 45,092 Schools, Trusts, Nurseries and Colleges, free of charge.

Submit your application today and a member of our dedicated team will be in touch.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard the Principal Resourcing Team!


Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act (2003).

Principal Resourcing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. All positions advertised are temporary, unless otherwise stated.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks then your application may have been unsuccessful.

Job Ref: PRLMC

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