Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a passionate teaching assistant looking for your next role in Salford?

Tradewind are currently looking for a passionate and enthusiastic teaching assistant to a join a primary special need schools in Salford, Eccles. This will be a full time, long term position until the end of the academic year potentially until December 2018 for the right candidate.

The school has recently been inspected by Ofsted receiving an overall ‘2’ across the board. The specialist school promotes itself on creativity and innovation to help raise attainment and aspirations of all pupils. The SEN school caters to pupils with severe and mild learning difficulties.

We are looking for:
• A driven individual who is passionate about supporting pupils with additional needs
• Experience working with pupils with additional needs
• Comfortable with some form of personal care
• Potentially be able to take lead on intervention
• Experience using moving and handling would be advantageous but not compulsory

The role will involve supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis or in small classes. You will be part of a strong team of teaching assistants that move to different classes throughout the day.

The specialist school is in Eccles which is accessible by tram or bus. There is onsite secure parking for all staff.

In return the school offers:
• Fantastic on site CPD to help candidates become upskilled whilst working with students with additional needs
• Access to sensory room, gardens and art facilities
• Purpose built classrooms to meet specific needs of pupils on interactive basis
• Impressive gym and wheel chair basket ball court

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

The essentials:
To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
• Hold a Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent 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

For further information please contact Pindi on (Apply online only) or forward a copy of your CV

Suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with Tradewind.

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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