Learning Support Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
United Kingdom
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an experienced learning support assistant looking for your next role in a EBD provision?

Tradewind recruitment is currently looking for a diverse, ambition learning support assistant to join a prominent specialist behaviour unit in Manchester to start asap. This is a full time temporary role to work flexibly over 4 sites across central Manchester.

The federation of EBD provisions promotes an academic and inspirational environment where innovative and creative learning is encouraged, and aspirations are raised, making it an exciting place to work and study in. The provision has high standards and aims to give the same standard of education to pupils as they would in mainstream. They work closely with mainstream sister schools to encourage a positive transition for pupils to return to mainstream.

We are looking for:
*The federation are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work holistically and creatively with 11 - 16 year olds who are unable to attend mainstream education
*A collaborative and driven individual who will support and take lead on intervention sessions
*Experience working with pupils or adults with Severe Learning Difficulties, behavioural difficulties, ADHD or Autism.
*Have Team Teach qualification or will to under take training
*Be comfortable supporting or working with students with behavioural difficulties

The role will entail working 1:1 or in small groups with students with behavioural difficulties. You will be asked to hold small group or 1:1 intervention for students, all work will be planned and differentiated.

The provisions are easily accessible with free parking on site with local bus links from city centre every 20 minutes.

In return the school offers:
*After visiting all 4 sites, I was incredibly impressed by the overall displays and calm atmosphere throughout
*You will have the support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
*You will also be supported with additional CPD sessions

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

The essentials:
*To join us and be successful in this LSA role you will need to:
*Equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification
*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 Learning Support Assistant in Manchester. Or for more information about the role, contact Pindi Sembhi on /
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 and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. 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. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? 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 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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