Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
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Date Posted:02 Apr 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
£60.00 - £80.00 per day + Free 25 accredited CPD courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
We are recruiting on behalf of an Alternative Provision within Preston which caters for students from 11 -16 years old. The school is a vibrant, diverse and innovative setting, promoting an inclusive community. They aim to produce self-assured individuals that grow and develop through learning in a safe and happy environment. This Secondary based Alternative Provision is looking for a Cover Supervisor to start as soon as possible.

To be successful in this role you will need to:
*Hold a qualification at degree level, or equivalent, and have minimum qualifications of 5 GCSE passes at C Grade or above, including Maths and English.
*Have at least 6 months experience working with 11-16-year-old students
*Have a positive attitude and desire to work in education
*Have confidence managing behaviour within a classroom setting
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV with 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

In this role you will be providing cover for staff that are absent across the school. You will need to:
*Be confident across subject areas and have the ability to adapt to varying situations - work will be set, and the successful candidate will instruct students effectively and ensure learning is actively taking place.
*Have adequate behaviour management strategies in place which can be utilised effectively.
*Be a collaborative and driven individual who will support and lead the students through all subject areas of the lessons you are covering.

The ideal candidate will be an imaginative and inspiring Cover Supervisor, with a willingness to engage and motivate students in their learning. The school is looking for a Cover Supervisor that can deliver lessons across all Key Stages, with the ability to build relationships with students and staff, with strong knowledge on behaviour management strategies.

As a Cover Supervisor, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed team, who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations. Plus, the successful Cover Supervisor will be provided with a comprehensive induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff.

The school is based in Preston with good transport links and ample car parking available.

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

To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant/ Cover Supervisor it is essential that you have recent experience in a classroom setting and have a recognised Qualifications. If this is the ideal role for you, please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion 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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