Teaching Assistant

Brent, London
ASL56123_1609849403
Date Posted:05 Jan 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£85 - £100 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Brent, London

Are you looking for a Teaching Assistant role within a Secondary Pupil Referral Unit in Brent, North-West London?

If so, then you need look no further, as this may be the role that is the start of a wonderful career.

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a highly regarded Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Brent working with secondary aged pupils. The role starts ASAP and would be full time, for the rest of the year at a daily rate between £80 and £100 per day.

The PRU specialises in working with secondary aged pupils with SEMH pupils who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings. The school has small class sizes of between 4 and 6 pupils and are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work with KS4 pupils with an aim of getting them back into a mainstream setting as they progress into secondary education.

The Teaching Assistant we require should have:

  • Previous PRU experience
  • Team Teach or positive restraint training is preferred but not essential
  • You will work closely with experienced SEMH teachers providing 1:1 and small group support in a challenging behaviour environment.
  • A therapeutic or counselling background would be useful.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be required to:

  • Provide day to day support, delivering 1:1, paired and small group teaching, and learner sessions
  • Help to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources
  • Working with key pupils to help develop their personal plans and aspirations
  • Supporting pupils to develop crucial life skills to help them thrive.
  • You will be well organised, have good planning skills, have experience of working with children and young people using a behavioural approach, a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Above all, you will also need the physical and emotional resilience to work with young people who often present behaviours that challenge.

The school have a mission statement that they are very committed to, which is to ensure all students enjoy their achievement. They continue to develop the curriculum and offer a wide range of activities in music, arts and sport through which children and young people can express themselves. The wellbeing of students is marked as a priority and they continue to keep up to date with this by building strong relationships with students and families.

The school is based in Brent, North-West London, and has great public transport links with access to bus routes, the Jubilee Line and the Northern Line. There is also on-site parking for those who have access to a car.

The benefits of working 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 PRU Teaching Assistant role in Brent, North-West London. Or for more information about the role, contact Alisha Sparks on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or alisha.sparks@twrecruitment.com We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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

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