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Autism Support Worker Leeds

Date Posted: 20 February 2024 2024-02-20T08:39:15+00:00

Subject: SEN (Special Education Needs) Education

Branch: Yorkshire Location: Leeds YorkshireGB

Position: Teaching Assistant


Type: Supply SEN Teaching Assistant

25-9043 Teaching Assistants, Special Education

Pay: £75 - £95 per day dependent upon experience


Justteachers are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Autism Support Worker in Leeds. This role includes working 8.30am – 15.30pm Monday to Friday, or part time depending on what days are best for you. There is a full-time or part time opportunity for the right candidate.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and busy school with excellent facilities and a supportive leadership team.

This school offers a high-quality provision with a child centered approach to learning. They believe that all learners/students have an entitlement to a broad and balance academic and social curriculum. This school is committed to inclusion.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Supporting students with special needs within a school
  • Providing pastoral support to students
  • To support students learning, development and provide care
  • To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all time

You will ideally:

  • Have experience working within either an education or care environment, or as a youth or social worker
  • Experience working with special needs and/or challenging behaviours
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire children of all abilities.
  • Be happy to work with pupils on both a 1:1 and/or group basis
  • Energy, enthusiasm and vision
  • The ability to improvise and support others in impromptu situations
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire children of all abilities
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour and use de-escalation strategies
  • Be passionate, friendly and outgoing and able to inspire and motivate learners
  • Be flexible, creative and have an active interest in working with SEND pupils
  • Be able to provide two references from an education or care provider, or other relevant setting


In return, Justteachers offers:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • No timesheets
  • Weekly pay
  • Free safeguarding training
  • A dedicated specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Ongoing support and development
  • AWR rates after 12 working weeks
  • Access to CPD

Please call Zoe on 01274 905440

Justteachers dedicated SEND Team supports a variety of different settings including specialist SEND schools and provisions, alternative schools, PRU’s, mainstream schools with SEND departments and other educational and care settings. We can help you secure a permanent role, long term and fixed term placements, and also ad hoc supply work if you’re looking for flexible work. To register for SEND jobs, simply fill out your details in the form below and a dedicated SEND consultant will be in touch to discuss how we can help you.

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Justteachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS including a children’s barred list check and where applicable a vulnerable adults barred list check is required for all successful candidates.

Please note that this job expires after 90 days, you can though still apply to be considered for similar roles that we have available.

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