SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
Date Posted:10 Sep 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
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Tradewind Recruitment is working with a primary school in Barnet borough, North London, which is seeking a full-time Special Needs Assistant to join the school team as soon as possible, until July 2021. The salary for this role will be £75-80 per day, depending on experience.

This school is close to Finchley and Tradewind has assisted them with staffing for many years. There is a lovely atmosphere here, with an inspiring headteacher and senior management team and it will be a great place to work.

The role will involve you working with a child on a 1:1 basis with has ASC and she has limited language so PECS experience would be useful. She spends most of the day in class, working with her own curriculum and you will be working alongside her, with some time away from class when she needs a break. Occasionally she can have challenging behaviour but this is generally rare. You should be calm, patient and perseverant and have good communication skills as you will be working closely with the class teacher. Sendco and keeping in contact with parents.

To join us and be successful in this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
*Hold a teaching assistant qualification, ideally level 3
*Have experience working with children with ASC in a primary school in the UK
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, 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!
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so your 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

To be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant position, please contact Stuart Edge on 020 7845 5450 or email
Because of the present situation, the Headteacher would like to hold initial Skype/telephone interviews, followed by a face to face visit when the school reopens.

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.

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