ASD LSA

Bath, Somerset
MEB170084_1574332750
Date Posted:21 Nov 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Daily supply

ASD LSA

Bath, Somerset
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We are working with a SEND school in Bath, and they are currently seeking Teaching Assistants to work with young people with Autism. The school is a Specialist provision catering for pupils with Autism, Aspergers and Attachment Disorders. They require Teaching Assistants with experience of supporting children, young adults with Autism in the past. The experience of working with people with Autism and associated challenges with behaviour are highly desirable.

The positions are part-time 3-4 days a week to start with, and will gradually increase depending on the development of the pupils learning.

Most of the work will involve 1:1 intervention sessions as well as supporting other pupils in class. Previous experience of working with young people with Autism is essential. 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 Autism in the past
-Makaton/PECS Training or experience

Highly Desirable:

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

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent: Minimum 60 per day for Teaching assistants.
*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 opportunity, you will need to:
* Have experience of supporting young people with additional needs in any capacity
*Will have confidence to support young people with additional needs.
*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 Lottie.dullea@twrecruitment.com.

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 also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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