Teaching Assistant - Autism

Wirral, Merseyside
MPL 00023_1597135201
Date Posted:11 Aug 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65 - £75 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant - Autism

Wirral, Merseyside
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a Teaching Assistant or Support Worker with experience working with Autism.

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a new position in special needs school that caters for children with Autism in Wirral.

The role will be on a full-time basis and trial days are essential for candidates to showcase their skills in the classroom. You will be responsible for the learning and development of a small group of children who have Autism, assisting with developing their communication skills, social skills and sensory needs. We are looking for someone who has the ability to understand the frustrations a child with ASC can face, and knowledgeably work with them to help resolve any fears or anxieties they may be experiencing. You may be allocated to any year group across Key Stage 3, 4 or 5 and be required to part take in personal care and behaviour management/de-escalation when needed. The school boasts state of the art facilities and is deemed 'Good' with Outstanding features. The school is accessible by train or car and has a large onsite car park.

Essential requirement:
* Previous experience working with children or adults with Autism
* A good knowledge around the behavioural challenges and communication methods
* Previous experience using visual prompts
* Available to work Monday to Friday 8.30-4pm

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 position or for more information about the role, contact Tradewind Liverpool on 0151 221 9666.
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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