SEN Teaching Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Date Posted:21 May 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£70.00 - £80.00 per day
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire

SEN Teaching Assistant

Do you have a passion for supporting children with additional needs? Are you looking for a full-time/long-term role starting in September?

Tradewind has a fantastic opportunity to work within a fantastic lower school based in Bedford. You will be responsible for supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis with additional needs. You do not necessarily need School based experience; however, you must have supported children with SEN and at a primary age.

***Learning Support Assistant position (Full-time/Long-term)

***Supporting pupils with additional needs (Autism) on a 1:1 basis

***£70 to £80 per day

***Interview now and secure a position from September

The School is friendly, has a nurturing ethos and is situated in Flitwick (Bedfordshire). They are looking for a passionate and conscientious LSA who can join their outstanding team. You will be supporting children within KS1 and work closely with the SENCO/Class Teacher.


  • Experience of working with Pupils with SEND (ideally pupils with ASD)
  • Degree Qualified or an NVQ L3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • An approachable and resilient attitude
  • Knowledge of communication programmes such as Makaton and Pecs
  • Experience and knowledge of the autistic spectrum
  • A passion for supporting children with additional needs
  • A willingness to try different approaches to enhance learning
  • Strong Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Able to start from September and interview now

If successful, you will initially work through Tradewind and transition onto the Schools contract at a later date once you have successfully completed a probation period. The School is extremely supportive and can help every member of staff progress further.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this Bedford based Learning Support Assistant opportunity and we will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

Why work with Tradewind?

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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