Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester
GWM 00745_1711474492
Date Posted: 26 Mar 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £90 per day
  1. Permanent

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester

Join our Special Needs team at Tradewind in Greater Manchester!

We are recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant in Salford!

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for a Teaching Assistant with prior experience of supporting young people with special needs such as Autism, Learning Difficulties or Physical Disabilities.

Role - Special Needs Teaching Assistant at special needs high school in Salford.

Contract - Start ASAP, full time until at least July 2024 and will be temporary to permanent for the right person.

Times - Monday to Friday 8:15am-3:15pm.

Pay - Up to £90/day - paid PAYE via Tradewind - we don't use umbrella pay companies. From 13th week onward you receive a daily pay rate that is equivalent to what you would get on contract with the school.

The School & Pupils:

  • Special Needs high school in Salford.
  • All students are aged 11-19 & have an EHCP for Autism, Learning Difficulties, Complex Needs or Social & Emotional needs.
  • Most students working at lower levels than expected for their age.
  • Class sizes of no more than 8 pupils including SEND Teaching Assistant support.
  • Long standing & supportive management.
  • Collaborative teamwork atmosphere.
  • Welcoming and inclusive environment with focus on safety for staff & pupils.
  • Excellent facilities & resources that help enable & enhance their holistic curriculum offer.
  • Easily accessible by car, bus, train or tram.

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

  • Top rates of pay paid PAYE via Tradewind, we don't use Umbrella pay companies.
  • More FREE online CPD courses than any other agency as a result of our exclusive partnership with The National College who also support over 45,000 education settings nationwide.
  • Recommend a friend and earn a reward of £100 if they work for us for 10 days.
  • Interview preparation assistance - increasing your chances of success.
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and for logging your availability.
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants.

Requirements:

  • Positive disposition with a teamwork nature.
  • Able to adapt approach to meet the differing needs of each student in your class.
  • Students are grouped by similar needs and levels rather than by age.
  • Willingness to get involved in all aspects & responsibilities of the role.
  • Manage challenging behaviour and emotions.
  • Working collaboratively with other Teaching Assistants, management, parents and outside agencies.
  • Must promote a safe, inclusive and engaging learning environment.

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

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate that is on the Update Service (or be happy to pay for a new one).
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of two professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with full education & work history.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Some experience supporting children with special needs before.

To apply for this Salford based Special Needs Teaching Assistant role & register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, email graham.warner@twrecruitment.com or click APPLY above.

A bit more about Tradewind...

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first.
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our temp staff.
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request).
  • More free CPD courses than any other education agency via our exclusive partnership with The National College.
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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