SEN Teaching Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
OSC00012_1569307007
Date Posted:24 Sep 2019
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£12000 - £20000 per annum
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Learning Support Assistant needed to support an SEN child on a 1:1 basis, starting ASAP for the remainder of the year. A permanent contract is likely to be offered later in the year.
South Cambridge
To start ASAP
We can pay our candidates PAYE or via an Umbrella Company
Ongoing Extensive CPD Programme. 35 accredited CPD courses - more than any other agency!
Sunday Times Top 100 Companies To Work For 2017 and 2018 and 2019

Tradewind are Recruiting! Are you a great Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant who has experience supporting children with a range of SEND's? Are you someone from a Social Care background or even a new Graduate looking to secure experience in a Primary School in the area? Then we want to hear from you!

Tradewind Recruitment are currently looking for a caring, fun and engaging TA/LSA who has experience working with SEND pupils either as part of small groups or on a one to one basis. We are currently working with a number of local schools who know they will require SEN support for a particular child with additional needs.

This opportunity is to start as soon as possible.

The successful SEN TA / SEN LSA will need to be able to support pupils that may have challenging behaviour, specific learning difficulties or EHCP's. With support from other members of staff, activities will be set by the teacher, and you will support pupils with their progress and attainment.

Candidates could have experience supporting some or all of the following:

ADHD
Asperger Syndrome
Autism (ASD)
Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD, formerly EBD)
Challenging Behaviour
Dyslexia
Epilepsy
Global Development Delay (GDD)
Hearing Impairment (HI)
Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
Non-Verbal Learning Difficulties (NLD)
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
Speech and Language Disorder
Visual Impairment (VI)

We are equally interested in hearing from those looking for their first role within a school. Newly qualified graduates or those interested in working with children can also apply. There are more generalist classroom roles also available within our schools offering the support needed to be a success.

We are looking for:
The schools we work closely with are looking for someone who can support their SEND pupils with a range of needs from Autism to SLD. Therefore, no matter how large or small your experience with SEND is we would like to hear from you.
We want Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants who can support children in a variety of lessons.
A committed professional, who has previous experience working with children. Experience with special needs is highly desirable.
A lively and caring individual who will support groups of children and act as a 1:1 support when needed.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
Great referral scheme*
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
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants


This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable and professional reference checks.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history, where possible, and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a 1:1 TA / 1:1 LSA in South Cambridge. Or for more information about the role, contact Oli Sloman on 01245 806 737.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.

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 35 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 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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