Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted:04 Jun 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£65.00 - £67.00 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an outstanding Teaching Assistant looking for your next position in Liverpool? If you want to work in a school where, according to Ofsted, 'pupils enjoy coming to school, get on well with each, feel safe and appreciate the work of staff', then we want to hear from you!

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking and organised secondary school Teaching Assistant to work in north Liverpool. To access this school a car is advisable as public transport links are not great. The school however is easily accessible by motorway and has a large onsite car park.

The role is to start in September and will run for the full academic year with a salary of £65 a day. You will be expected to work 8.15am - 3.45pm Monday to Friday. The role is to work on a 1:1 basis supporting a student with their work in the classroom. SEND experience is an advantage.

We are looking for someone who has:
* experience working with young children
* previous experience with challenging behaviours
* a calm but positive personality
* skills to empower young people to make them believe they can achieve
* excellent listening skills
* TA qualification or holds a degree

As part of this role you will be required to work collaboratively with the teachers and other members of staff, reporting directly to the school SENCO. You will be responsible for making learning as accessible as possible and therefore it is essential that you show empathy and patience, whilst ensuring the student is as engaged as possible.

To join us and be considered for this Teaching Assistant position you must:

- Hold a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant experience in child-based
employment with transferable skills into the classroom
- Have experience supporting pupils across Key Stages 3 and 4 (11-16);
- This position is subject to Enhanced DBS, Overseas police check (if applicable) and
satisfactory references
- Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in
employment must be explained
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Teaching Assistant role in Liverpool or call Lizzie on 0151 221 9666 to hold a confidential discussion.

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 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.

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