SEN Teaching Assistant

Date Posted:21 Nov 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Daily supply

SEN Teaching Assistant

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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for Teaching Assistants with SEN experience, to join us to work for our client SEN schools in around Lawrence Weston in Bristol. These positions vary from part-time to full time, short-term to long-term basis, paying up to £70 a day.

We are recruiting on behalf of these SEN schools, which caters for students from 5 to 19. The schools cater for young people with additional needs principally in the areas associated with Severe Learning Difficulties. Many have autism and some very sensory requirements. All young people attending these schools have official statements of SEN (Special Educational Needs) or EHCPs (Education and Health Care Plan). Most of our client schools are rated as 'Good' educational providers and delivering promising outcomes for students in the local area.

They tend to provide the small, specialist learning environments which meet pupils' not only education but also medical, social and care needs. The ideal candidates will support young people with lower-functioning Autism and physical disabilities with ease as well as provide personal care. You must be a Special needs LSA with previous experience of supporting young people in Secondary or Primary ages.

Most of them are based in North Bristol, with good public transport links and ample on site and on street parking available. They are within easy reach from areas such as Avonmouth, Portishead, Clifton, Shirehampton, Hotwells, Southmead.

As an LSA working for us at our client schools, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed teams of teachers, support staff and other Education professionals who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations, plus work tirelessly to provide a varied, engaging curriculum and a positive learning experience.

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*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! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're 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

To join us and be successful in these supply SEN TA roles, you will need to:
*Have SEN experience in a school, care setting and ideally have Level 2 Qualifications.
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on 01173017578, or

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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