EYFS Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted:16 Apr 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£64.94 - £68.00 per day
  1. Long-term

EYFS Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Liverpool, Merseyside
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Tradewind are looking to recruit an experienced Early Years Practitioner to work closely with and support an individual child within our clients mainstream primary school, delivering a high standard of care that meets the individual needs of the child.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out the responsibilities of an Early Years Practitioner as they apply to the specific child
  • To promote an atmosphere of care and enthusiasm whilst providing the day to day care of the child
  • To develop and plan for the child's individual learning needs, in particular supporting with transitions and PSE development, encouraging ongoing support with use of Individual Educational Plans (IEP's)
  • To ensure that the child reaches their full potential

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Level 2 or 3 qualified in Childcare or equivalent
  • Experience of Early Years SEN desirable, in particular ASD spectrum
  • Working knowledge of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage with the ability to implement policies
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a childcare setting
  • A sound knowledge of child development
  • An understanding of effective behaviour management strategies desirable, with a confidence in promoting positive behaviour in children
  • Knowledge of SEND, Code of Practice and Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures

Personal Attributes:

  • To have a genuine concern for young children's development
  • The ability to make the provision fun for children
  • Enthusiastic and innovative
  • The ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff
  • To have a gentle, consistent and nurturing approach
  • Be enthusiastic, confident and diligent
  • Be creative and practical
  • Dedicated

This position is for 2 terms initially with a view to go permanent for the right candidate, whilst supporting the child 5 days per week, 8:30am - 1:30pm.

A little about Tradewind and who you could be working with:

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

We look forward to hearing from you.

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