ASD Learning Support Assistant

Bristol
JN -012018-124054_1551452499
Date Posted:01 Mar 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Daily supply

ASD Learning Support Assistant

Bristol
Tradewind in Bristol is recruiting! We are currently looking to recruit Teaching Assistants with Autism Experience to work at one of our Special Needs schools in Bristol.

Our client school is looking to recruit Teaching Assistants with experience of supporting young people on the Autistic spectrum for the next term for short and long-term positions. This job might be suitable for you if you have previously supported young people with Autism within an Education/Care/Any other setting.

Our schools are currently looking to consider candidates with both practical and theoretical understanding of the spectrum. The ability to manage challenging behaviour is required however not necessary depending on the circumstances of the young person.

These roles might be ideal for you if:

-You worked with young people/young adults on the Autistic Spectrum.
-You have previously worked within an Education/Childcare/Alternative Education setting within or outside UK.
-You are available for work 2/3 days a week minimum.
-You have a flexible approach and have got understanding of Autism and use of MAKATON/PECS
-You are looking for long-term Teaching Assistant positions
-You currently reside in Bristol or can commute/relocate within a reasonable amount of time.

Highly Desirable:

-Special Educational Needs Experience
-Training in Makaton, PECS and Autism.

Location: Bristol (Near South Glos)

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more 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
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*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
*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 these positions you will need to have:

* Experience of Autism.
Knowledge of Makaton and PECS.
* 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
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Lottie Dullea on 01173445070/ Lottie.dullea@twrecruitment.com

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 2nd year running!

We're proud to be a small part in the biggest challenge, educating the next generation.