Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
JN -022019-195834_1560504958
Date Posted:14 Jun 2019
£60 - £70 per day

Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Perhaps you are a psychology graduate with SEN experience, with aspirations of beginning your teaching/educational Psychology career?

Would you like to join a passionate and dedicated team and gain the opportunity to expand your SEN experience?

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a SEN School based in South Manchester, to recruit an experienced Learning Support Teaching Assistant or highly driven graduate looking for their next step.

This is a full-time role commencing September 2019. The school would like to recruit a Learning Support Assistant, experienced in working with pupils with special educational needs. The school ensures class sizes are small and structured to facilitate the implementation of pupil support plans.

This could be your ideal next role if you are;

-Ideally experienced in supporting pupils aged 14-16 years with Special Educational Needs.
-Graduates looking to broaden their experience further in order to pursue teaching or educational psychology routes.
-Experienced in supporting pupils with Autism, ADHD, Mental Health Needs - desired.
-Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be challenging on a regular basis.
-Available full-time for a permanent role (following an initial temporary period).
-An effective team player.

This role will include;

-Supporting highly able students who have experienced trauma and are unable to attend a mainstream setting.
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care.
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn.
More about the role;

- Potential Permanent Contract (following a typical 12 week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester).
-Full time Typically 08:30 -16:00
-Free on site parking.

The benefits include;

-Working in a friendly, supportive team.
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
-The opportunity to develop your education career within a large network of special needs schools, Including 23 current UK schools, with 4 more set to open in 2019.

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include;

-We 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.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role, you will need;

-Have recent experience supporting children with challenging behaviour.
-A DBS certificate, or be happy to apply for a DBS.
-Be able to provide 2 professional references including one from your latest employer or education institution.
-Full time availability.
-Team Teach training is desirable, not essential.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you;

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Graduate Learning Support Assistant position, located in South Manchester. Or for more information about the role, call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138 or email or

More about Tradewind Recruitment;

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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