SEN Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
CMP00328_1623135899
Date Posted:08 Jun 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£65 - £75 per day
  1. Permanent

SEN Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester

Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced SEND Teaching Support Assistant looking for your next role?

Or perhaps you are a recent graduate, eager to start on your educational career path?

Why not join a passionate and dedicated primary school and feel the benefit of broadening your experience and assisting SEND children in their educational development!

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry Bury-based primary school in recruiting a SEND Learning Support Assistant for their alternate provision. This is a full-time role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to support pupils with Special Educational Needs in KS2 who require small group support and 121 support. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require special needs developmental support; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of SEND-based learning.

To join us and be successful in this SEND Learning Support Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Have experience in working with special needs developmental support, in particular ASC
  • Have strong behaviour management skills
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:

-Teaching pupils with special educational needs, usually on a 121 basis

-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care

-Supporting the school team to provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the school:

This school has good leadership and a nurturing & purposeful atmosphere permeates the school. Pupils show pride in their school and the culture of inclusion and tolerance is fantastic. There is a strong sense of teamwork amongst staff and parents are overwhelmingly positive about the school's work to develop their children. Teaching Assistants are used very well and support students thoughtfully. SEN & EAL students are particularly well-supported, and their progress and social & personal development is exceptional.

About the role:

-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)

-Full time, 08:15-16:00

-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre

-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as an experienced SEND Learning Support Assistant at this school include:

-Working in a friendly, supportive team

-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

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

-We 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 time sheets and to log your availability

-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this KS2 SEND Support Assistant position, located in Bury. For more information about the role, contact Cameron on 0161 674 0138 / cameron.mcbryde@twrecruitment.com

More about Tradewind Recruitment:

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

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