SEND Teaching Assistant

Walsall, West Midlands
Date Posted:04 Sep 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£65 - £80 per day
  1. Long-term

SEND Teaching Assistant

Walsall, West Midlands
Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of brilliant Special School in Walsall who are looking to recruit an passionate Teaching Assistant to support a pupil on a one to one basis with autism to start in September until the end of the academic year 2021. This is a full-time role with a competitive daily rate.

About the school

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant with a passion to support pupils with additional needs for a school situated in the centre of Walsall. The school is a very diverse school with children from a wide variety backgrounds and abilities.

The headteacher provides strong, clear leadership. She has high ambitions for the school and equally high expectations of all staff. Teamwork is strong across the school and everybody works together, is involved and accountable. Behaviour in the school is good, and students are respectful of each other and of the adults in the school.

The school has an onsite secure car park and easy to travel to with brilliant public transport routes from Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

About the role

This special school is looking for an SEND Teaching Assistant to work within their KS1 phase to support a pupil on a 1:1 basis with autism. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management, patience and have prior experience of supporting in a similar rol.

The role itself will involve working alongside to the teacher and phase leader to ensure the pupil is receving both academic and emotioanl support that they need. Prior to starting, you will meet with the pupil, parents and the class teacher to look through the EHCP to ensure you are equipped with the right tools.

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

*Hold a Level 3 Qualification
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind West Midlands, you will benefit from:

*An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
*Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development 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 out next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so your 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
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this position, please call the Aneesa on on 0121 643 3505, 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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