Speech and Language support assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Date Posted:17 Jun 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Speech and Language support assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting a Speech and Language support assistant to work at a Specialist school in the Sheffield area on a part time basis.

The role will involve supporting a number of students across school on a one to basis, both in lessons and in separate booster sessions.

The children are working with a number of challenges which affect their speech and language development including Autism, stuttering and some children who are non verbal.

The school educates children of both primary and secondary aged with profound and multiple learning difficulties, many of which struggle with their speech and language. The school caters to an increasing number of children on the autistic spectrum, class sizes are small and no bigger than 12.

Experience of working in a similar role previously is desirable as is a working knowledge of PECS and Makaton. A Teaching Assistant qualification at level 2 or 3 would be desirable but not essential for this role. The role would be suitable for someone with a degree in Speech and Language.

The successful candidate should have a calm and nurturing manner and should be confident in planning and delivering sessions with small groups of children and have a working knowledge of phonics. They should also be confident in assessing the children's progress and feeding this back to colleagues within school.

The school caters to learners with a range of additional needs from age 11 to 19. The school was graded 'Good' in its last Ofsted inspection and the strong leadership team were praised for implementing an individualised Education plan catering to learners individual needs.

Part time role - Salary - 80.00 - 100.00 per day

At Tradewind Recruitment we 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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a great referral bonus*
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Full training is provided by the client
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.

To join us and be successful in this Speech and Language Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
Hold a relevant speech and language qualification and have had experience in a similar role.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable and professional reference checks.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history, where possible, and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Speech and Language Teaching Assistant position. Or for more information about the role, us on 0114 2870650.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy then send your CV to Tradewind's experienced specialist recruiter: lucy.hallis@twrecruitment.com or call: 0114 2870650.

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