Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted:14 Mar 2019
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Free 25 accredited CPD courses

Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
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Tradewind are currently working in partnership with an Alternative Provision in Preston to recruit a Behaviour Specialist Teaching Assistant to join them in March 2019. This position is expected to continue until July 2019 and has the potential to go permanent.

This Secondary Alternative Provision are keen to meet a behaviour support specialist who will work directly with pupils with challenging behaviour in a number of setting working in small groups, one to one, classroom support and offsite situations. The behaviour support assistant will lead the promotion of strategies to encourage positive attitudes and behaviour. Whiles working as the behaviour support assistant you will report to the Assistant Headteacher and work alongside the attendance manager.

The Secondary Alternative Provision aims to provide the highest standards of teaching and learning so that all children can achieve their academic potential. The Secondary Alternative Provision ensure that they foster and develop the social and emotional well-being of their pupils as well as concentrating on developing the potential of their staff.

The school is based in Preston and extremely close to motorway links. Alternatively, if you are travelling by public transport, there is a bus stop in walking distance.

For this role you will need:
*A commitment to raising standards for all young people
*Experience of working successfully with young people with challenging behaviour, between the ages of 11‐ 16.
*A good understanding of the challenges that young people face in society today and the geographical factors affecting Preston in particular.
*A well-developed understanding of strategies to manage and support young people with challenging behaviour in a school environment.
*Proven ability to manage and motivate young people of all abilities.
*Proven ability to communicate effectively with adults and young people including through written and verbal communication.
*Ability to work sympathetically yet purposefully with challenging young people.
*Experience of successfully managing and monitoring the work of others.
*Experience of identifying needs and targeting intervention.
*Experience of a team approach to problem solving.
*Ability to work sympathetically yet purposefully with challenging adults.
*Ability to take the initiative.
By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*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

If you have with strong behaviour management skills, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. For more information on this position please call the office on 01772 977 333.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available 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. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to 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.

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