SEN Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted:10 Dec 2020
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SEN Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SENTA - Full time

Are you a Teaching Assistant experienced supporting Special Educational needs? Tradewind are working with a primary school in Sheffield with an IR unit seeking a full time TA to work on a one to one basis with a new student with Autism, who is non verbal.
Previous experience of working with Autism and a thorough knowledge of the challenges faced by autistic learners is needed, knowledge of Makaton would also be useful for this role as would a Team Teach qualification although this is not essential.
A calm and nurturing approach is needed for this role and the successful person will be supporting the pupil in all aspects of the their day in line with their IEP including at break and lunch time.
The school has an IR unit where your learner will be based for much of the day, the unit is well resourced to support learners with Autism and you will be part of a highly experienced SEN team.

Pay £70.00 - 85.00 per day

At Tradewind Recruitment we offer;

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 a great referral bonus*
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Full training is provided by the client
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 SEN TA role you will need to:
Have experience supporting Autism and have a clear understanding of the challenges faced by Autistic learners.

Have a calm and nurturing approach.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

If you would like to apply for this vacancy then send your CV to Tradewind's experienced specialist recruiter: or call: 0114 2870650.

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