Tradewind are currently working with a number of Special Needs Schools and mainstream SEND hubs in Leicester city and county who are looking for Psychology Graduates to work as Learning Support Assistants on a 1:1 basis or in small groups with children with Mental Health difficulties, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism. They are looking to recruit part-time and full-time Learning Support Assistants to work on a supply basis or to complete short and long-term placements. The rates of pay for this particular role are £65 - £80 per day. The roles will start in January 2021 or sooner if available.
We are looking for:
*Strong Psychology graduates to work in a variety of different schools in the East Midlands area.
*The candidate can be available full-time or part-time during weekdays.
*To have experience working or want experience working with Special Need students.
*You can have a preference between primary and secondary students as our schools are very flexible with our supply staff.
*If you are looking just for a few placements to build your experience for your CV/Degree.
*A view to pursue a long-term placement in the future.
*Calm, caring and strong LSA with a passion within SEND and mental health.
The schools that we are currently working with are in and around Leicester city so they are very accessible to get to via car or public transport. Depending where you live it could be that you are in walking distance.
Our Special Needs Schools have fantastic facilities for our staff which include hydro therapy pools, sensory rooms, large canteens and amazing school grounds.
In return, 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 is 18 more than our next nearest competitor.
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend earn up to *£200.
*Full interview preparation and assistant - so you are fully prepped and confident increasing your chances of success!
*Help with lesson planning - our support does not stop once we have 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.
To join us and be successful in the Learning Support Assistant role you will need:
*To have psychology degree or equivalent qualifications.
*Experience working with children or young adults.
*This position you will need an enhanced DBS disclosure, Over Seas Police Clearance (if applicable) and profession reference checks - At least 2!
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be noted.
*You must have legal right to work in the UK.
Click 'apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Psychology Graduate in the East Midlands. If you would like to hear more information about the role please contact Jess Frost on 0116 243 0299 or email Jess.Frost@twrecruitment.com
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee, you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. 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 and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with 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.
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