Learning Support Assistant

06 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant

This outstanding facility are looking for experienced members of support staff to work alongside their Autistic pupils for the duration of the academic year starting in September.

This specialist site, consistently graded as “Outstanding” in all areas’ are looking for Teaching Assistants and / or Learning support assistants to work alongside their ASD pupils of various ages. The school are also able to offer various training and assessment routes for applicants looking to progress into a career in teaching.

The school offer a superb environment purpose built for the needs of its pupils and staff. They are looking for Autism Teaching Assistants as well as Autism Learning Support Assistants to work across their school.

This is a hugely rewarding role and you will be given the full support of a well-established and passionate Head Teacher with a collaborative and supportive SLT. You will need to have experience of working alongside young people with Autism in an educational capacity and be DBS cleared with the right to work in the UK.

You will be responsible for assisting and supporting the learning of the school’s pupils, leading group work and working on a 1-2-1 basis with one or several pupils. The ability to form and sustain lasting relationships and a knowledge of safeguarding are both essential criteria.

The school is located in the beautiful countryside of Buckinghamshire, 30-minute drive from Milton Keynes and Aylesbury. Due to the location of the school access to your own transport is advised.

The Tradewind difference

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

You will be need to be engaging and supportive whilst maintaining a stable and holistic working environment. Knowledge or ASD toolkits including (but not exclusive to) ASD, PECS, ABA, MAKATON, BSL and Team teach, VI and / or HI are all advantageous but not essential.

This is a great opportunity to interview and secure a role for the upcoming academic year at an award winning, Outstanding school. For more information on the post and school please send you cv and contact (Apply online only)

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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