PRU Teaching Assistant - Primary - Salford

Salford, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:29 Dec 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£70 - £80 per day
  1. Long-term

PRU Teaching Assistant - Primary - Salford

Salford, Greater Manchester

Do you have previous experience as a Teaching Assistant?

Have you supported young people with challenging behaviours or Social, Emotional & Mental Health difficulties (SEMH)?

Tradewind are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant for a full time and long term role starting in January in Salford.

The role is working as a Teaching Assistant at a primary alternative provision (PRU) in the Salford area. You will be supporting young people in small groups or on a 1:1 basis at both KS1 and KS2. You will need to provide academic, pastoral and behaviour support.

The provision is rated GOOD by Ofsted and has a great reputation in the local area and beyond. They have strong links with other schools and provisions and outside agencies. The accept pupils in both KS1 and KS2 with no more than 8 pupils to a class and usually at least 2 support staff. Teachers & TAs are proud to work at the school; the management is very supportive and fosters a team spirit. They aim to provide a creative, exciting and inclusive curriculum that nurtures, challenges and encourages progress with learning and behaviour.

Young people have a range of needs including SEMH and associated difficulties such as ADHD, ODD, autism, attachment disorder and other challenging behaviours. They sometimes display physical or verbal aggression so any teaching assistant will need to have strong behaviour management skills and need to be resilient to challenging situations. You will need to act as a trusted adult and positive role model while providing consistent boundaries. Ideally you will be trained in Team Teach behaviour management and de-escalation techniques.

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

* An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
* Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
* Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
* More training and development 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
* A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
* 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
* A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
* Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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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