SEN Teaching Assistant

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Date Posted:08 Apr 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Do you have SEN experience?
Do you have experience of supporting children on a 121 basis?
Do you have a true passion for supporting SEN Pupils?

Tradewind are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistants to start ASAP at a specialist SEN Schools in the area of Gainsborough, and local to, for daily and short-term work opportunities. This could be to start after Easter as at the moment SEN Schools are still open and may require additional staff. If not work will be available when school resume normal service.

Tradewind are currently supporting a local schools to recruit a Teaching Assistants to work with their already established teams to support with their daily cover and short term absence. If you are free only a few days a week this might be suitable for you.

You will be working alongside a supportive Team in a school who have high standards and a good reputation. Experience of working with PMLD or complex needs would be an advantage. You would support both Primary and Secondary aged pupils with a variety of needs. Experience in a care background or within schools is necessary for this role.

The school are looking for:

* An experienced individual who has previous and recent experience of supporting children in a school setting; Intervention experience would be ideal but is not essential.
* A candidate who sets clear boundaries for their pupils and has experience in supporting children with behavioural difficulties.
* SEN Experience of over 6 months or more in a school setting or with children

Your main responsibility is to support your key group of children on a 121 basis. You may also be responsible for supporting the class teacher with the challenging behaviour in the class and potentially some intervention work in core subject areas.

Located in the Gainsborough area, it would be ideal to be a driver and to have access to a car. However, public transport may be suitable too. Pay for this role is negotiable but you can expect within a Level 2 Teaching Assistant Salary.

What can the school offer you?

* The opportunity to learn from Outstanding leaders
* A head teacher who believes in giving her staff access to training and development and who encourages internal progression
* Fantastic facilities as well as support from a dedicated senior leadership team

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, 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
* 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

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant position you will need to:

* Hold a relevant teaching assistant qualification
* Have recent experience of managing challenging behaviour
* A minimum of a c grade or above in GCSE Maths, English and Science.
* This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
* Your CV must cover the last 10 Years of employment where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

For more information contact Katie Johnson on 01482 238878 or email

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

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