Behaviour Specialised Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
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Date Posted:18 Jul 2019
£60.00 - £80.00 per day + Free 25 accredited CPD courses

Behaviour Specialised Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
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Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you a Behaviour Specialist Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge in a Secondary Alternative Provision in Preston?

Tradewind are currently looking for a hardworking, ambitious experienced behaviour specialist teaching assistant to join and thriving a Secondary Alternative Provision in Preston starting September till Christmas with the potential of going permanent. This role is currently full time 5 days a week.

As a secondary teaching assistant your job will be to support pupils with in a nurture unit KS3 and KS4 maximum of 5 children. You will be working closely with the teacher and doing 1-2-1, 2-2-1 work with the pupils to enhance their learning and academic development. Your role will involve supporting pupils with behaviour difficulties. Experience is not essential however, a patient and determined character is needed. You will be supporting pupils with EHC Plans and Social and Emotional Behaviour Difficulties.

The Secondary Alternative Provision is looking for someone who has ideally, but not essentially, have a level 3 qualification (NVQ or equivalent) in Supporting Teaching and Learning as well as recent and relevant experience in a similar role. You must also have a passion for working with Secondary aged pupils and be dedicated to making a positive impact on their learning and development. As per Department for Education (DfE) guidelines you will need to be able to provide full identification copies and reference details from the relevant experience you have previously gained in this or a similar setting.

The Secondary Alternative Unit is based in Preston easy accessible with public transport and additionally if you are driving it has free car parking.

The school benefits you will gain valuable experience in a new and exciting environment and be part of a dedicated team of staff. There will be the opportunity to study towards further qualifications and training.

Essential requirements:
*Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in Supporting Teaching and Learning
*Have excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
*Be confident in dealing with challenging behaviour
*Excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication
*Passion to ensure every pupil succeeds and reaches their full potential
*Experience with working on a 1-2-1 and group basis
*An awareness of their own strengths and areas for development and a willingness to listen to, reflect constructively and ac upon, as appropriate, feedback from others
*Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*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, 30 to be exact!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Preston. Or for more information about the role, contact Christina on 01772 977 333 or christina.grindy@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. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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