Teaching Assistants / Learning Support Assistants needed
Basildon / South Essex Essex
February half term for remainder of the academic year
Salary: £60 - 80 per day
We can pay PAYE or via an Umbrella company
Tradewind are Recruiting! Are you a great Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant who has experience supporting children with a range of SEND's or offering general classroom support? Are you someone from a Social Care background or even a new Graduate looking to secure experience in a Primary School or Secondary School in the area? Then we want to hear from you!
Tradewind Recruitment are currently looking for a friendly, fun and enthusiastic TA / LSA who has experience working with SEND pupils either as part of small groups or on a one to one basis. We are currently working with a local school, who require 1:1 SEN support for one of their pupils.
This opportunity will run for the remainder of the academic year and the salary on offer is £60-80 per day depending on experience.
The successful SEN TA / SEN LSA will need to be able to support pupils that may have challenging behaviour, specific learning difficulties or EHCP's. The pupil is in year 6 but is expected to be working to year 1 level. This child uses a wheelchair and a walker whilst in school.
We are looking for someone who:
Can commit full time, every day
Is available until the end of this academic year
Is reliable and punctual
Has experience of physical disabilities
Is willing to assist in toileting, if necessary
Pushing a wheelchair around the building (not lifting child in/out of chair)
Able to work 1:1 with a child outside the classroom, within school
Ability to respond well to advice/guidance from our Inclusion Leaders and outside agencies involved with the child (therapists, etc
A lively and caring individual who will support groups of children and act as a 1:1 support when needed
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*
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
To join us and be successful in this specialist role you will need to:
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 great position as a 1:1 TA / 1:1 LSA / Classroom Support Assistant. Or for more information about the role, contact Alisha Sparks on 01245 806 737.
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.
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We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 3rd year running!
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