Autism Teaching Assistant

Chippenham, Wiltshire
MEBJN -122019-257967_1604073256
Date Posted:30 Oct 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Daily supply

Autism Teaching Assistant

Chippenham, Wiltshire
Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an LSA or a carer with experience of supporting students with physical disabilities and looking to work within a special needs setting? If you have experience working with children in any capacity or within care settings with physical disabilities and learning needs, this might be the job for you!

We are recruiting for this wonderful school in Chippenham, who is looking for a SEN experienced Teaching assistant to support their students with PMLD starting in January 2020. The role is full-time, but they are also happy to offer ad hoc temporary supply for a while for the right candidates. This established SEN school requires someone to support their learners in an empathetic, encouraging manner while providing personal care as well as supporting the students learning and emotional needs alongside the teachers in the classroom. This is a temporary but long-term need and would become a role of one academic year for the right candidates.

School is within easy reach of public transport around Chippenham or with a car from Bath. Melksham, Trowbridge.

This school might be for you, if some or most of the below apply to you:

-A strong understanding of students with PMLD
-Previous care experience with physical disabilities
-Familiarity with personal care procedures and ability to use hoist and manual handling
-Ability to support the student both academically and emotionally in a calm manner
-Adhering to safeguarding and behavioural policies at all times and show adherence to professional boundaries. (Manual handling training is highly desirable)
- A collaborative and driven individual who will be able to take directions from the SENCO and other Education professionals.
-Ability to find creative ways to engage the young people and children.
-Availability to work between 0830-1530 during school term.

Role of the PMLD LSA involves supporting the learners in a group setting inside the classroom and as well as on a 1:1 basis. There might be times where support might take place during break times depending on the level of mobility issues and other needs. It also involves guiding the student emotionally and behaviorally at times of stress and helping them to overcome their barriers to social interaction and mobility.

Location: Chippenham
In return, you will have the advantage of working for a reputable SEN school where there is lots of support from the SLT and very experienced learning support and SEN team.
You will gain great amount of knowledge about supporting students with PMLD and reporting on positive changes as well as learning.
You will be considered for career development opportunities

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 this PMLD LSA role you will need to:
* Have experience of working with young people or young adults with physical disabilities.
Be comfortable providing personal care.
Manual handling training is ideal but not necessary for the right experience in other related settings
* 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

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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.
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