1:1 Teaching Assistant/Mentor

MEBJN -092020-290897_1600410599
Date Posted:18 Sep 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

1:1 Teaching Assistant/Mentor

JN -092020-290897 1:1 TA/Mentor Year 11 Keynsham

We are working with a SEND school in Bristol, and they are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant/Mentor to work with a female student in Year 11 with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties for 5 days a week ongoing until end of the next academic year. The school is a Specialist provision catering for pupils with BESD and Attachment Disorders. They require this Teaching Assistant to transport the pupil from their home (Keynsham) to the school (Central Bristol) and drop them back after school ends each day. The pupil is a bright student with traumatic history and needs support to adjust to their school and receive emotional and academic support from their mentor. The experience of working with people from similar background or challenges is highly desirable. Understanding of anxiety, ADHD and trauma is highly desirable and almost necessary.

The position will start immediately and will be ongoing for the entire academic year with the possibility of becoming a permanent position.

It will be expected that candidates will have good communication skills and appropriate qualifications to be able to meet these high standards.
Must have:
-Experience with supporting young people with emotional difficulties and trauma in the past
-Their own transport to transport the pupil
-Be willing to get business insurance in their car
-Be willing to commit to support the young person for the entire year.
-Be able to transport the young person in their car morning and afternoon.

Highly Desirable:

-Special Educational Needs Experience in a care or school setting
-Understanding and experience of supporting/teaching young people with attachment disorder and trauma
-Training in Learning Support.

CONTACT: Miss misra.ersavas@twrecruitment.com at our Bristol office on 01173017578.

Tradewind Recruitment is the premier provider of Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers and Support Staff to Schools, Colleges and Nurseries. Our clients include primary schools, secondary schools and special educational needs schools in London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Last year we found work for over 3,500 teacher and support staff and with top rates of pay for teachers and support staff, Tradewind should be your only point of call when looking for a new role.

Working for Tradewind holds many benefits whilst finding you your ideal next position. These include:

* Access to over 3,000 vacancies each year
* Top rates of pay
* Free CPD
* Free Resource Centres
* Referral Bonuses
* Guaranteed Pay Schemes
* Online Portal
* Free social and networking events


* You must have the legal right to work in the UK
* You must be able to work between 0830-1530 Monday to Friday
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained


'No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.'

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