Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
WRL6373_1595408676
Date Posted:22 Jul 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£63.50 - £68.00 per day
  1. Long-term

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
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Tradewind are looking to recruit an experienced Early Years Practitioner to work closely with and support an individual child within our clients mainstream primary school, delivering a high standard of care that meets the individual needs of the child.

Key Responsibilities:
*To carry out the responsibilities of an Early Years Practitioner as they apply to the specific child
*To promote an atmosphere of care and enthusiasm whilst providing the day to day care of the child
*To develop and plan for the child's individual learning needs, in particular supporting with transitions and PSE development, encouraging ongoing support with use of Individual Educational Plans (IEP's)
*To ensure that the child reaches their full potential

Skills and Knowledge:
*Level 3 qualified in Childcare
*Experience of Early Years SEN desirable, in particular ASD spectrum
*Working knowledge of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage with the ability to implement policies
*Minimum of 2 years' experience in a childcare setting
*A sound knowledge of child development
*An understanding of effective behaviour management strategies desirable, with a confidence in promoting positive behaviour in children
*Knowledge of SEND, Code of Practice and Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures

Personal Attributes:
*To have a genuine concern for young children's development
*The ability to make the provision fun for children
*Enthusiastic and innovative
*The ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff
*To have a gentle, consistent and nurturing approach
*Be enthusiastic, confident and diligent
*Be creative and practical

This position is for 2 terms initially with a view to go permanent for the right candidate, whilst supporting the child 3 days per week, 8:45am - 3:30pm.

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, 30 to be exact! That's 23 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
* Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
* Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV below.

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 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 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.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.


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