Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted:06 May 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire

Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, to work in one of our partnership Secondary Alternative Provision school in Preston. The role is full time Monday - Friday 8.45 am - 3.45 pm working within year 8 class. You will be required from as soon as possible until July 2021 with the possibility to be extended for the full academic year 2021-2022.

The Secondary Alternative Provision School caters for pupils from 11 - 16 years old with and Ofsted rating "Good". The School require a Teaching Assistant who has worked with challenging behaviour and SEMH within Secondary aged children. As a Teaching Assistant the ability to engage and build rapport using your understanding of Mental Health and support background is essential. As a person-centred Teaching Assistant, you will be a dynamic, forward thinking and pro-active team player, with passion and commitment to holistically supporting the vulnerable a pupils in Year 8.

In these Support Worker roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning and behaving through well-planned support.
  • Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.
  • Monitor pupil learning, social, emotional and behavioural progress against targets and report to the teachers of any changes.
  • Be aware of Safeguarding and Behaviour policies of the settings you work in and adhere to the policies at all times.

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

  • Have experience in health and social care would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Have knowledge and experience working with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH); although not essential.
  • Worked with children from the age 11 - 16

The school is easily accessible with close links to the motorway and a large free car park. The school is close to public transport links with bus stop 5 minutes' walk from the school.

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

We are keen to hear from you if you have worked or studied Mental Health and are interested in working in new settings such as this Good Alternative Provision Secondary School based in Preston.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Preston or for more information about the role, contact Christina on 01772 977 333 or christina.grindy@twrecruitment.com

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  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
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