Teaching Assistant

Accrington, Lancashire
CGP94858_1620316457
Date Posted:06 May 2021
  1. Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Accrington, Lancashire

Teaching Assistant

Tradewind are recruiting!!

Are you a Behaviour Specialist Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge in an Alternative Provision in Accrington?

Tradewind are currently looking for a hardworking, ambitious experienced behaviour specialist teaching assistant to join and thriving Alternative Provision in Accrington starting as soon as possible until July 2021. This role is currently for 5 days a week with the potential to go temporary to permanent.

As a Secondary teaching assistant your job will be to support pupils across KS3 to KS4 by working with small groups of pupils to enhance their learning and academic development. Your role will involve supporting pupils with behaviour difficulties. Experience is not essential however, a patient and determined character is needed. You will be supporting pupils with EHC Plans and Social and Emotional Behaviour Difficulties.

The Secondary Alternative provision is looking for someone who has ideally, but not essentially, have a level 3 qualification (NVQ or equivalent) in Supporting Teaching and Learning as well as recent and relevant experience in a similar role. You must also have a passion for working with Secondary aged pupils and be dedicated to making a positive impact on their learning and development. Team Teach desirable however training can be offered.

As per Department for Education (DfE) guidelines you will need to be able to provide full identification copies and reference details from the relevant experience you have previously gained in this or a similar setting.

The Alternative Provision is easy accessible with public transport and additionally if you are driving it has free car parking. The school benefits you will gain valuable experience in a new and exciting environment and be part of a dedicated team of staff. There will be the opportunity to study towards further qualifications and training.

Essentials:

  • Previous experience working with challenging behaviours
  • Full commitment to the young person
  • Calm in a crisis
  • Good use of de-escalation strategies (you will be asked for an example at interview)
  • 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 a Teaching Assistant in Accrington or for more information about the role, contact Christina on 01772 977 333 or christina.grindy@twrecruitment.com

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

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