Learning Support Assistant

Watford, Hertfordshire
CKLSA020419_1554274811
Date Posted:03 Apr 2019
£55 - £80 per day

Learning Support Assistant

Watford, Hertfordshire
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Tradewind are working exclusively with an award winning and trail blazing inclusive academy seeking a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to work with a Year 1 girl in one of their 3 outstanding schools in Watford.

This role will entail working 1:1 with a Year One pupil who exhibits symptoms of the autism spectrum and requires consistent support with her social and academic development. This is a part-time role working from 10:45 to 3:30 each day.
For this role, we are seeking someone who:
*Has experience supporting children with SEN, OR:
*Has extensive background knowledge in ASD or speech and language issues- we welcome applications from Psychology graduates who have specialised in child development or similar
*Has a proactive, can-do attitude to work
*Is flexible and can respond to changing circumstances around the child's needs
*Is caring, patient and an excellent communicator
The school and academy trust are able to offer extensive support and training across their 3 schools, with an excellent staff retention rate due to the support and upskilling opportunities they offer.

The school is an average sized primary school, 2 form entry with extensive outdoor space including a basketball court and vegetable patch. There are 2 large common rooms and a state of the art sensory room. Based local to a bus stop and also a short drive to the M1 and M25, this school is great for commuters.

This role is to start after Easter and continue through to the end of the academic year with the opportunity to stay permanent within the chain.

By registering with Tradewind, we can 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 up to *£100
* Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
* 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


The essentials
Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (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


Click 'Apply now' to be considered for the role of year 1 teacher at this truly amazing school in Watford, or please contact Cherie Kelly on 01727 236255 cherie.kelly@twrecruitment.com. We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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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