Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
185895_1547569633
Date Posted:15 Jan 2019
£320 - £350 per week + Free Parking & Temp to Perm Role

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment are supporting a Wakefield School, which caters for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties aged 11-18 years, to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant. Is that you?

Tradewind are supporting a Wakefield school to recruit an Special Needs Teaching Assistant. This full time role is available starting ASAP. Following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 12 weeks), this role will become permanent. The school would like to recruit an Special Needs Teaching Assistant, experienced in working with pupils aged 11-118 years who have emotional or/and behavioural difficulties.

This 'Good' graded school, which caters for 24 children, is set in a pleasant location which allows for a quiet and nurturing environment. The school has several large classrooms, including purpose built areas for ICT, Art, Woodwork and Food Technology. Supported by a faculty of 6 Teachers and 6 Special Needs Teaching Assistants, students are also offered the opportunity to achieve nationally recognised accreditation in English, Maths, Science, Computing, Citizenship, MFL, Music, Humanities, PE, RE, PSHE, Art & Design, Food Technology, ASDAN and Functional Skills. Class sizes are small and are structured to facilitate the implementation of students Individual Education Plans.

This could be your ideal next role if you are;

Experienced in working with pupils aged 11-18 years who suffer from emotional, mental health and/or behavioural difficulties.
Confident in working in an education environment in which behaviour will be
challenging on a regular basis
Experienced (or consider you will be confident following Team Teach training) to restrain a child which may be at risk of hurting them self or others around them.
Available full time for a permanent role
An effective team player
Comfortable working with both clear direction and also using your own initiative


This role will include;

Supervising students in a classroom setting
Assisting students with their school work
Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn


More about the role;

Permanent Contract (following a typical 12 week temporary period working through Tradewind Recruitment)
Full time 08:30 -16:00
Free on site parking

Where is the school?

This school is located in Wakefield.

The benefits of working as an Special Needs Teaching Assistant at this school include;

Working in a friendly, supportive team.
Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
The opportunity to develop your education career within a large network of special needs provisions.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

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!
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 time sheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role, you will need;

A DBS certificate, or be happy to apply for a DBS.
Have a CV containing your last 10 years of education history (in month/year format)
Be able to provide 2 professional references including one from your latest employer or education institution.
Full time availability
Team Teach training is desirable, not essential as training is available.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you;

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Special Needs Teaching Assistant position, located in Wakefield. Or for more information about the role, contact Paul on 0114 2 870650 / paul,marshall@twrecruitment.com.


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

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