Teaching Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire
DSS23332_1615481662
Date Posted:11 Mar 2021
  1. Teaching Assistant
£70 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Tradewind Recruitment are working with a progressive and inclusive secondary academy located in Bedford.

The school are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to support their teachers and students after the disruption of the last year.

As well as experienced Teaching Assistants, recent graduates who are looking for a career in education are encouraged to apply. This is a great way to build experience for anyone who is looking for a future teaching career.

The school offers superb facilities, great behaviour and high achieving academic results.


As a Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for ensuring that the needs of all students are met, and they are provided with a stimulating and encouraging environment to learn effectively. You will be working in both small groups and with individuals who may have a range of differing needs. Some students may have learning difficulties such as ASD, ADHD or Global Delay. Others may have English as their second language or come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and struggle with their behaviour. You will need to be adaptable, flexible, use your initiative and communicate well with the class teacher and SENCO to ensure all students are provided with the support they require.

The successful applicant will:
*Be an outgoing, inspirational individual, eager to further their own skills and knowledge in a classroom environment
*Be able to build positive relationships with students based on mutual trust and respect, in order to improve student attainment, and personal progression
*Have the drive and aspiration to complete their teacher training after their Teaching Assistant experience

By registering with Tradewind, we can 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 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

To be successful in the Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Hold a minimum 2:1 degree in any specialism
*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



Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Bedford. Or for more information about the role, contact Dan Savage on 01727 236 255 or email daniel.savage@twrecruitment.com

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

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

No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

We're proud to be a small part in the biggest challenge, educating the next generation.