Team Teach Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
Date Posted:04 Dec 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 30 Free Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Team Teach Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
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Teaching Assistant required!

Are you Behavioural Teaching Assistant / Support Worker looking for a new opportunity in an Alternative Provision School in Blackburn?

Are you a Team Teach Trained Teaching Assistant looking for a full-time position starting as soon as possible before the end of December 2019? This is a full-time position on a long term temporary contract, working 5 days per week 8:30am - 3:30pm, term time only with the potential of going permanent.

Tradewind Preston are working in partnership with a 'Good' Alternative Provision School to recruit an experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant/ Support Worker to support in KS3. You will be required to support in the class and may be required to do some 1-2-1 support.

The most recent OFSTED graded the school as 'Good'. At the Alternative Provision School, they cater for KS2 - KS4 pupils with behavioural and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. The school aims to ensure that they give them the necessary support to improve their confidence, self-esteem and enable them to become successful learners in school and prepared for their future working lives.

The ideal candidate for this role will have Team Teach Training and a minimum of 6 months experience working in an Alternative Provision environment or have worked extensively with learners with pupils with behavioural difficulties.

We are looking for:
*Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
*Confidence in dealing with challenging behaviour
*Experience with supporting pupils with behavioural difficulties
*Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently
*Team Teach Trained (not essential as training will be provided)

After visiting the school, I was really impressed with the state of the art facilities. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to every day school life. The school has a welcoming team of staff and a strong and well-structured SLT.

This Alternative Provision School is located in Blackburn close to the M65 with a large free staff car park. If you are travelling by public transport, there is a bus stop just outside 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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Blackburn. Or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or

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. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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