KS1 Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 24 Mar 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£83 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

KS1 Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester

Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced SEND Teaching Support Assistant looking for your next role? Do you want to join a warm and welcoming primary school and feel the benefit of broadening your experience and assisting SEND children in their educational development?!

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry Irlam based primary school in recruiting a SEND Learning Support Assistant. This is a full-time role with an immediate start. It is a temporary position but could lead to a permanent contract for the right candidate.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to support pupils with Special Educational Needs to support a child in Year 1 on a 1:1 basis. The child has an Education Health Care Plan so experience working with this is desirable but not essential. He has difficulties surrounding communication as well as attachment difficulties. His behaviour is impulsive so will require teaching strategies to support him. You will be required to be flexible around your lunch break times to ensure the child is fully supported at lunch times. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require special needs developmental support; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of SEND-based learning.

To join us and be successful in this SEND Learning Support Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Hold a Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Have experience with challenging behaviour
  • Have experience in working with special needs developmental support
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

About the role:

  • Full time, 08:15-16:00
  • Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre
  • You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as an experienced SEND Learning Support Assistant at this school include:

  • Working in a friendly, supportive team
  • Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

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 to log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this SEND Support Assistant position, located in Irlam. For more information about the role, contact Stephen at Tradewind Manchester on 0161 674 0138 / stephen.clark @twrecruitment.com

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