Learning Support Assistant - Academic catch-up

Bury, Greater Manchester
CMP00168_1607499009
Date Posted:09 Dec 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant
£65 - £75 per day
  1. Permanent

Learning Support Assistant - Academic catch-up

Bury, Greater Manchester
Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant looking for your next role?

Or perhaps you are a recent graduate, intent on beginning your teaching/educational career?

Why not join a tolerant and respectful primary school and feel the benefit of broadening your experience and assisting children in their reading and writing development, in order to further your career in education!

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry Bury based primary school in recruiting a Teaching Assistant to assist with academic catch-up work. This is a full-time role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in KS1 and KS2 who require small group support and 1:1 support with Reading and Writing. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require academic interventions; have strong language and literacy skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
* Have school-based experience
* 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

This role will include:
-Teaching pupils with developmental difficulties in reading and writing
-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

About the school:
This school has academic progress well above the national average, but students are not left behind. Behaviour is very good, there is very little bullying and a sense of community is very strong throughout. Quality of teaching is good and staff performance is rigorously monitored. Learning support assistants are particularly effectively deployed to ensure students are enabled to catch up.

About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a Graduate Teaching 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 Teaching Assistant position, located in Bury, or for more information about the role, contact Cameron McBryde on 0161 674 0138 / cameron.mcbryde@twrecruitment.com

More about Tradewind Recruitment:
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

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