School Support Worker


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Date Posted: 01 Nov 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

School Support Worker


Tradewind Recruitment is looking for a Teaching Assistant, with previous experience as a Support Worker, to provide aid and support for children in a Leicestershire Specialist Provision.

A specialist provision, catering for those with social, emotional mental health is in need of a Teaching Assistant to help children and young adults access the curriculum. The successful candidate will be working one-to-one with students and will run small group work activities

This is a full-time role running from November 2023 until July 2024. The school is hoping to appoint a Teaching Assistant as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Resilient and positive, showing initiative and flexibility;
  • Be able to work as part of a team under the direction of the class teacher;
  • Confident with supporting children with additional needs;
  • Firm, consistent and fun;
  • Approachable, patient and understanding;


  • Team Teach trained
  • Experience with Makaton and PECs
  • Experience working with challenging behaviour
  • Can provide personal care

To be considered you must:

  • Have experience working within a school setting
  • Have prior, or current experience supporting individuals with SEN
  • This position is subject to Enhanced DBS, Overseas police check (if applicable) and satisfactory references
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

Tradewind is renowned for offering top rates of pay, more CPD than any other agency, a great referral bonus, and termly networking & social events.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this position as a School Support Worker in Leicestershire. Or for more information about the role, contact Dominic on 0116 2430299|

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