1:1 SEN Support Assistant - September Start

,Preston Blackburn

A 'Good' Catholic Primary School located in Blackburn is seeking an experienced SEN SSA for a September 2018 start - this is a full-time temp to perm position. Experienced SEN SSA's with experience supporting pupils with Autism and Global Learning Delay are encouraged to apply for this role.

This is a 'Good' graded Catholic Primary School located in Blackburn. Pupils come from a range of backgrounds some of whom need a very nurturing approach to their academic and social development.

The Head Teacher and deputy Head Teacher have been successful in their relentless drive to improve the school over the last two years. They lead by example and are ambitious for every pupil. All leaders, including governors, have an accurate view of the school's performance; their expectations of staff and pupils are high.

Pupils' progress in reading, writing and mathematics is tracked regularly to ensure that no pupil falls behind. Almost all pupils make good progress and are attaining at least age-related expectations. Teaching is good across the school and leads to pupils making good gains in most subjects. Teachers are knowledgeable, and they skilfully question and probe pupils' understanding of their work.

Tradewind Preston is seeking to recruit an experienced Level 3 SEN teaching assistant to provide 1:1 support for a pupil in KS1. The pupil has an EHCP in place for their additional needs which includes Autism and Global Learning Delay. The ideal candidate for this role will have a minimum of 12 months experience supporting pupils with Autism/Global Learning Delay.

This is a full-time position and will require the successful candidate to work from 8.45am until 3.30pm every day, this will also be including a half an hour lunch time supervision duty. You will be required to support either pupil with all aspects of the National Curriculum in line with their ECHP and IEP's.

The position is to start from September 2018 and run through until January 2019, at which point the school will be looking to take the successful candidate onto a full time, perm contract.

The school is located on the outskirts of Blackburn, easily accessible from Junction 2 and 3 of the M65, Blackburn train station and the Number 22 bus.

This is the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to make a difference working with pupils with complex and additional needs. This pupil has a lot to give with the right support, could that support, be you?

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To be considered for the role of SEN Support Assistant it is essential that you have recent experience in a classroom setting and experience with Autism and Global Learning Delay. If you are a passionate Teaching Assistant please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion on 01772 831 831.

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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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: BLA_042018-139952_1531318540
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2018-07-11
  • Location: Blackburn ,Preston
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-08
  • Tradewind Recruitment

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