Location: Leicester and Leicestershire Discipline: SEND
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary Salary: £32000
Contact: Megan Russell Contact Email: megan.russell@ysaeducation.co.uk
Contact Phone: 02475900000 Job Reference: DL512

YSA Education are currently working with an all through special school in Leicester that provides  for children between the ages of 4-18 years. The school is an alternative provision for children with SEMH and challenging behaviour. Your role as a SEN Teaching Assistant would be to work 1-1 to support the pupils in either the KS2 class or KS3 class on a full-time basis alongside the Teacher. Class size range between 6-10 pupils.

Role Requirements:

  • A nurturing individual with a passion for working with children.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, alongside teaching staff.
  • Prior experience of working with challenging behaviour.
  • Able to use their initiative to support learning.


  • Full time school hours
  • SEND TA (KS2 and KS3 age groups needed)
  • Challenging Behaviour/ SEMH
  • Long-term until the academic year at the least
  • £85-£95 per day
  • Optional team teach qualification (free of charge)
  • DBS refund


  • DBS on the update service or willing to get one.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Experience working with SEMH/ Challenging Behaviour (Does not have to be in a school setting)

The suitable applicants must have experience or willing to gain experience within special needs. Support will be provided for any teaching assistants that feel they have transferable experience. To apply or send your CV to megan.russell@ysaeducation.co.uk to be considered for this role or alternatively speak to the Birmingham team on 0121 481 2330.



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