SEN (SEMH) Teaching Assistant - Wakefield

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
187734A_1553878790
Date Posted:29 Mar 2019
£300 - £320 per week

SEN (SEMH) Teaching Assistant - Wakefield

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Tradewind Recruitment are supporting a Wakefield School, which caters for pupils with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties aged 7 - 14 years, to recruit an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant. Is that you?

Tradewind are supporting a Wakefield school to recruit an SEN Teaching Assistant. This full time role is available immediately. Following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 12 weeks) this role will become permanent. The school would like to recruit an SEN Teaching Assistant, experienced in working with pupils aged 7 - 14 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. A large proportion of the pupils at this school are on the Autistic Spectrum.

This 'Good' graded school, which caters for 16 children, is set in a former residential property with its own grounds, which allows for a quiet and nurturing environment. Class sizes are small and are structured to facilitate the implementation of students Individual Education Plans.

This could be your ideal next role if you are;

-Experienced in supporting pupils aged 7 - 14 years with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
-Experienced in supporting pupils with Autism
-Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be
challenging on a regular basis
-Experienced (or consider you will be confident following Team Teach training) to restrain a pupil which may be at risk of hurting them self, or others around them.
-Available full time for a permanent role (following an initial temporary period)
-An effective team player

This role will include;


-Supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties., including pupils with Autism.
-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

More about the role;


-Permanent Contract (following a typical 12 week temporary period working through Tradewind Recruitment)
-Full time 08:30 -16:00
-Free onsite parking

Where is the school?

This school is located in Wakefield

The benefits of working as an SEN Teaching Assistant at this school include;


-Working in a friendly, supportive team.
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
-The opportunity to develop your education career within a large network of special needs schools, Including 23 current UK schools, with 4 more set to open in 2019.

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include;


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.
-Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role, you will need;


-A DBS certificate, or be happy to apply for a DBS.
-Have a CV containing your last 10 years of education history (in month/year format)
-Be able to provide 2 professional references including one from your latest employer or education institution.
-Full time availability
-Team Teach training is desirable, not essential as training is available.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you;

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant position, located in Wakefield. Or for more information about the role, contact Ashley Petch on 0114 2 870650 / ashley.petch@twrecruitment.com.


More about Tradewind Recruitment;
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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