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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,346.72 - £21,066.77 Annually (Actual)

Level 2 Learning Support Worker - SEMH (Behaviour) job summary

West SILC is an inspiring place to work and learn, where children are at the forefront of all decisions we make. We are looking for staff who want to contribute to all aspects of school life. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our school community in our specialist SEMH provision.

The qualities we are looking for include:

Ability to relate well to children and adults and communicate effectively at all levels

Ability to deal effectively with students presenting challenging behaviour using de-escalation techniques as appropriate

Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team

Knowledge and experience of behaviour management and restorative strategies

Experience of working with secondary aged students with additional needs

Having a driving licence is desirable for this role.

Essential English C grade or equivalent

We offer:

A welcoming school where the children and young people enjoy learning, are positive and cheerful

An excellent opportunity to make a difference

An inclusive school which strives to meet the needs of all our children

A team of dedicated and committed staff who are willing to learn and develop with you

Appropriate induction and CPD will be provided to the successful candidate.

West SILC is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online checks Appointments are made subject to a successful DBS, references and a health declaration.

We think it is important for prospective candidates to visit please contact the school office on 0113 3862450.

Further information and application packs are available on line and should be returned to recruitment@westsilc.org

Closing date: Friday 19th July @ Midday

Interviews- TBC.

West SILC, 4 Town Street, Stanningley, Leeds, LS28 6HL.

0113 3862450

We promote diversity and want a workforce, which reflects the population of Leeds.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
271 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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