Teaching Assistant

TWBJN -113019-146470_1622188811
Date Posted:28 May 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant


Teaching Assistant, Full-time- Primary Phase

We are recruiting! Are you an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Bristol?

We are currently working in partnership with a mainstream primary school in Bristol who are looking to appoint an experienced TA for a SEN-based role starting in September '21. Ideally having an NVQ Level 2 (or higher) would be desired but extensive experience with no specific qualifications will be considered. This is a full-time (Mon - Fri, 8:30 - 3:30), long-term role fixed until July 2021. The role is likely to be extended to a permanent contract upon completion of the fixed term for the right member of staff. This is a term-time only role.

This primary school have a new Headteacher who is looking to improve the school so have high expectations of both staff and pupils. They are a Thrive Approach School, and this will be an important part of the role.

We are looking for:

  • An enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to facilitate the Thrive practitioners already employed
  • Experience working within a primary school
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • Someone to be available and reactive to support regulation of a high number of pupils across the school, this is currently being completed by the HT and/or teaching phase leads impacting upon other strategic roles which must be completed
  • Someone to support, encourage and facilitate play at break and lunchtimes, as we are active participants of the OPAL project

You will be expected to support the teacher with daily classroom activities and provide opportunities to make a difference to the pupils learning.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  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

The essentials:

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role you will need to:

  • Experience working in a primary environment
  • 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 Bristol. Or for more information about the role, contact Tom on 0117 301 7578 / tom.whewell@twrecruitment.com.

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 and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. 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 and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? 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 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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