Learning Support Practitioner/SEN TA

London (Central)
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are now working in Partnership with a Secondary School who are looking for a Learning Support Practitioner who is committed to educating and nurturing pupils with Social and Emotional Mental Health within an Alternative Provision.

The position is for a Full Time, Long Term SEN TA/LSP. The school is based in Tower Hamlets, East London and has practical transport links from Central, North and East London.

The LSA we require should have:
*Experience working with Special Educational Needs
*Experience in working with students in an Alternative Provision (PRU)
*Understanding of Ks3 and Ks4 GCSE or Vocational Subjects
*Experience working with Secondary Aged Pupils
*Must be Caring, Adaptable and highly intuitive
*A Degree is desired

The LSP will focus on working with pupils in the Alternative Provision to support them with learning life skills, Vocational Courses (Construction, plumbing, Catering, Cooking)

The school is in Tower Hamlets, there is a good number of local transport services that run to the school including the Central Line, Overground, District Line and Hammersmith and City Lines and buses. The school is based inner City London in the borough of Tower Hamlets and has a lot of green areas that the pupils usually use in the summer. The school are equipped with sensory rooms, communication products and lots of outdoor spaces for pupils.

The school are looking for candidates who can:
*Dramatically improve the life chances of students, whose previous experience of schooling has, for whatever reasons, not been a wholly positive experience.
*Accelerate the upward trajectory of rapid improvement and complete our onward journey from 'good' (January 2014) to 'outstanding'.

By taking this position through Tradewind, you will work with a consultant that has over 7 years of experience working within SEN Schools and recruitment to support you through your placement each step of the way. As a leading education recruitment agency, we also have more benefits as listed below.

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 up to *£100
*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 join us and be successful in this LSP role you will need to:
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as LSP in Newham, Greater London, Or for more information about the role, contact Ilkan Pasa on / OPTION 3 or We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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

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