Teaching Assistant

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a special needs teaching assistant looking for your next role in Salford?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an ambitious, caring and passionate teaching assistant to join a special needs primary school in Salford. This will be a full time, long term position until the end of the academic year. Pay will vary depending on experience between £65 - £80 a day.

The special school is maintained by the local council for pupils aged 2 - 11 with profound, complex and challenging needs.

We are looking for:
*Experience working with SLD, MLD or ASD is preferred but not essential
*Some pupils are non-verbal some have additional needs as such experience with SEN pupils is required in either a mainstream or SEN setting
*Ability to respond to everyday situations
*Ability to communicate with others clearly
*Passionate, caring and approachable personality
*Strong behaviour management skills

The role:
*Working in small groups or 1:1 with students
*supporting class teacher
*Supporting Pupils with feeding and personal care
*help continue to create a positive learning atmosphere
*Develop good professional relationships with students and other staff member

The school benefits from fantastic public transport link with local buses arriving directly outside the school. There is also secure onsite parking.

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:
* An Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* Legal right to work in the UK

For further information please contact Yuen on or forward a copy of your CV to

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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