Support Worker

Wigan, Greater Manchester
CGP49956_1604498015
Date Posted:04 Nov 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£63.51 - £73.51 per day + Over 30 accredited CPD courses
  1. Long-term

Support Worker

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Tradewind is recruiting!!

Are you a Mapa Trained Support Worker in Wigan looking for a full-time position starting 9th November 2020 until April 2021?

Tradewind Preston is working in partnership with an SEMH School in Wigan to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant/ Support Worker. You will be working on a 1-2-1 basis with a pupil in KS2 who has recently join the school in October 2020.

At the SEMH School the provide education from 5 - 16 year olds, they aim to ensure that they give them the necessary support to improve their confidence, self-esteem and enable them to become successful learners in school and prepared for their future working lives.

The ideal candidate for this role will have MAPA Training and a minimum of 6 months experience working in an Alternative Provision environment or have worked extensively with learners with SEMH (social, emotional and mental health needs).

After visiting the school, I was really impressed with behaviour and the state of the art facilities. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to everyday school life. The school has a welcoming team of staff and a strong and well-structured SLT.

The school is located in Wigan which is accessible by car with close links from M6, M61 with a large free car parking and easily accessible via public transport

We are looking for:
*Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
*Teaching Assistant Level or Degree Qualified
*Confidence in dealing with challenging behaviour
*Experience with supporting SEMH
*Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently
*Mapa Trained

Essentials:
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (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

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*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!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're 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
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an MAPA Trained Support Worker in Wigan or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or chrissie.hempstalk@twrecruitment.com

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

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