Teaching Assistant

Leyland, Lancashire
Date Posted:14 May 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Leyland, Lancashire

Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Preston is working in partnership with a 'Good' Alternative Primary Provision School in Leyland to recruit a Teaching Assistant 5 day a week.

The Alternative Provision school is looking for teaching assistant to work in Year 3/4 class. Within the class you with be with the class teacher and teaching assistant. You may be required to do some intervention work 1-2-1 with a pupil in the class who has ASD.

The roles are to start as soon as possible on a long-term basis until July 2021 with the potential of going permanent, 5 days a week 8.30 am -3.30pm.

The 'Good' Alternative Provision School aim to ensure that they give them the necessary support to improve their confidence, self-esteem and enable them to become successful learners in school and prepared for their future working lives. Pupils have a range of needs with pupils with challenging behaviour, ASC and SEN needs.

The ideal candidates for this role will have a minimum of 6 months experience working in an Alternative Provision.

We are looking for:

  • Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
  • Teaching Assistant Level or Degree Qualified
  • Confidence in dealing with challenging behaviour.
  • Experience with supporting challenging behaviour.
  • Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently.
  • Team Teach (training can be given)


  • 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 Alternative Provision School offers fantastic facilities for their students and staff. Staff are made to feel valued and part of the team. There may be the opportunity to study towards further qualifications and training. The school is based in Leyland extremely close to motorway links. Alternatively, if you are travelling by public transport, there is a bus stop in walking distance.

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 Leyland or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or chrissie.hempstalk@twrecruitment.com

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  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
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