ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Date Posted:11 Oct 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Long-term

ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant

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Tradewind recruitment is currently looking for a strong, confident and empathetic LSA with Autism experience. The role is an exciting opportunity that involves working at a small special needs setting near Knowle and they require someone with Autism experience to work on a 1:1 basis with a male student on the Autistic Spectrum Condition in Secondary ages.

The school tends to provide small, specialist learning environment that meets the student's learning needs as well as providing them with emotional support through specialised support techniques and alternative curriculum suitable for the ASC condition. Knowledge of MAKATON and team-teach training is highly desirable.

Working hours are between 0815-1530 Monday to Friday and it will involve working on a 1:1 basis through the day. The role is starting asap and will be continuing ongoing for the rest of the academic year of 2019-2020. Successful candidate will be taken on directly by the school after an initial couple of terms of working through us. There will be lots of opportunities to attend and enjoy extracurricular activities and the working week will also often involve going to local zoos, libraries and leisure centres as well as working in the classroom with the student in the presence of a teacher and other support staff members and students.

The school is within easy reach from Knowle, Bedminster, Bishopsworth and Brislignton and there is ample on-site parking available.

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this exciting Teaching assistant position, you will need to:
*Have significant amounts of Autism experience in a school or care setting and ideally be able to engage with a young person on the ASC with emotional and behavioural outbursts
** You will need your own car to be able to get to the school as the public transport links to the school site is limited.
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on 01173017578, or

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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