SEND Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
Date Posted: 03 Jul 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £95 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

SEND Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire

Are you an experienced TA with a passion for working with children with complex needs and non-verbal communication?

Tradewind are currently seeking a dedicated TA to work one-on-one with a child in Year 4 at a primary school in Blackburn. The child is in a wheelchair and requires some personal care which involves nappy changing. This is a full-time, ongoing role, working 5 days a week, 8.30am- 3.30pm. with daily pay rates £85-95.

As the TA for this child, you will be responsible for providing individualised support and guidance, utilising a variety of communication methods to help the child succeed in the classroom and beyond. You will be working closely with the child's teacher, as well as other professionals involved in their care, to develop and implement a personalised education plan.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with children with complex needs as well as a strong understanding of non-verbal communication methods. Additionally, you should have a positive attitude, be patient, and have the ability to work well under pressure.

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Qualified to NVQ level 2 qualification (or equivalent) or higher
  • Experience of working with SEND
  • Experience of the National Curriculum
  • Knowledge of the intervention strategies
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

If you're an experienced primary teaching assistant looking for an exciting new opportunity and would like to register with Tradewind Recruitment, please apply now and take the next step in your career! Or for more information about the role, contact Lindsey Pennington on 01772 977333 /

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment;

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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