Communication & Language Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted:17 Nov 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Communication & Language Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Communication and Language Teaching Assistant

Are you a Teaching Assistant with a specialism in supporting communication and language? Tradewind are working with a school in the Sheffield area requiring a TA to support all aspects of communication and language across primary key stages. This role would be particularly suitable for a speech and language graduate as well as qualified TA's with the relevant classroom experience.
The successful person should have experience supporting additional needs in small groups or on a one to one basis, particularly Autism. You will be supporting development in all aspects of communication both verbal and written. Experience using phonics packages including Read, Write Inc and Jolly Phonics would be beneficial for this role.
Some of the students you will be working with have specific needs and will be working in line with an Individual Learning Plan, so your role will involve ensuring that all aspects of this are adhered to.
You will need a calm, patient and nurturing approach to developing positive behaviour in these children and a joy for learning.
The school is a large multi form entry primary school, it is well resourced with a committed and experienced team of educational professionals. There is a Covid risk assessment in place which will be shared with all staff before commencing work and staff will have access to a secure and private car park for use during the day.

Pay £70.00 - £85.00 per day

At Tradewind Recruitment we 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 a great referral bonus*
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Full training is provided by the client
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 Communication and Language Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
Hold a TA or Speech and Language qualification.
Have experience supporting communication, particularly with learners with ASD.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (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.

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.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Communication and Language role. Or for more information about the role contact us on 0114 2870650 or e mail

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