Teaching Assistant- Secondary

St. Helens, Merseyside
Date Posted:29 Nov 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
£63 - £65 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant- Secondary

St. Helens, Merseyside
Tradewind Recruitment are seeking Teaching Assistants for our secondary client schools in the St Helens area. Due to the ongoing pandemic and subsequent gap in students learning, our client schools are experiencing a high level of need for intervention and Tradewind are working on their behalf to attract committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants.

September saw many students return to the classroom for the first time since March, and therefore we are seeking committed and dedicated individuals to ensure their learning journey progresses as seamless and as positive as possible, throughout this academic year and beyond. If you want to make a difference to students' learning and think you have the right skillset to do so, then we would love to hear from you!

The role of a Teaching Assistant includes:
* Working collaboratively with the SENDCo and other members of staff
* Working on a one to one basis with a student or with a small group of students, identified by the class Teacher
* On occasions, you may accompany a student to an offsite learning centre
* You will be responsible for making learning as accessible as possible for the students that you work with and therefore it is essential that you show empathy and patience, whilst ensuring they are as engaged as possible
* A committed, positive and nurturing character is essential, along with empathy, as some students will have been away from the classroom for a while

To join us and be considered for this Teaching Assistant position you must:
* Hold a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification at Level 2;
* 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.

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! That's 23 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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Teaching Assistant position based in St Helens.

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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