SEND Teaching Assistant

Solihull, West Midlands
Date Posted:14 Aug 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£65 - £85 per day
  1. Long-term

SEND Teaching Assistant

Solihull, West Midlands
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Tradewind Recruitment are working with a special school in Solihull, who are looking for Learning Support Assistants who have experience in supporting pupils with special needs. The school is for pupils across KS2, 3 and 4; You will support teachers to deliver the curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication and learning difficulties.

You will aid to enhance the learning environment for the pupils, supporting teachers to promote personal development and well-being for all. You will work on your own initiative to help setup the classrooms and activities, lead on small parts of lessons or group work, keep records to track progress and contribute to lesson planning when needed. It is essential you are aware of pupil progress and able to flag potential concerns. Safeguarding the welfare of the young people in our care will be your primary responsibility.
The successful applicant will :
*Have high expectations and standards
*Possess excellent behaviour management skills
*Be able to build trusting relationships with both staff and pupils
*Have the confidence in working on their own initiative in addition to reliably work to instruction when needed.
*The ability to contribute to the development of the school and work to their ethos.
*Need to be energetic, passionate and a committed.
If you possess the right skills for the role and want to really make a difference to young people's lives, we want to hear from you…

This position is due to commence as soon as possible (subject to approved reference/DBS checks).
To find out more information on the role or to be put forward get in touch with Aneesa on 0121 643 3505 /

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*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
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*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

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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