SEN Teaching Assistant

JN -092018-164654_1556719612
Date Posted:01 May 2019
£60 - £70 per day

SEN Teaching Assistant

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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an enthusiastic and confident Teaching Assistant with Team-teach training, to join a successful SEN Academy in South Bristol, to start as soon as possible. This is a full time, long term role, paying up to £70 a day.

We are recruiting on behalf of a SEND school, which caters for students from KS1 to KS5. The school caters for young people with additional needs principally in the areas of Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Speech Language and Communication (SLCN) and Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) at the communicative, higher -operating end of the spectrum. All young people attending this academy have an official statement of SEN (Special Educational Needs) or EHCP (Education and Health Care Plan). The school is an 'Good' educational provider and is delivering promising outcomes for students in the local area.

This OFSTED 'Good' SEN school is looking for a Special Educational Needs LSA who can support young people with very SEMH. The ideal candidate will support young people with high-functioning Autism and SEMH with ease as well as manage behaviour effectively. You must be a Special needs LSA with team-teach training, who will want to attain the highest standards in enabling learning and emotional development throughout your role. You will need to be a collaborative and driven individual who will support the teacher at all times.

The role itself will involve supporting students in KS3 and KS4 phases diagnosed with ASC and SEMH.

The school is based in Bristol, with good public transport links and ample parking available.

After visiting this school, I was incredibly impressed by the 'can do' attitude of staff and the close-knit community feel of the campus.

As an LSA at this school, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed team 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
*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 join us and be successful in this SEN LSA, you will need to:
*Hold an in date Team-Teach training certificate
** Have experience in SEN
*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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