Level 3 Teaching Assistant - 1:1

20 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Experienced SSA looking for a new opportunity?

Tradewind Preston is seeking to recruit an experienced Level 3 SSA to undertake a full-time role from September 2018 up until at least Christmas 2018. You shall be required to work within a 'Improving' Catholic Primary School located in Blackburn.

This role is within a Catholic school where everyone pulls together as a community and where everyone is equal. Senior Leaders in school, including governors, have an accurate understanding of the school's strengths and weaknesses and in line with this have implemented systems to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of their work. Lesson and learning objectives are well-constructed around school improvement plans which have been put into place to raise attainment across EYFS, KS1 and KS2.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within an 'Improving' Catholic Primary school on a temp to perm contract. The school seeking a hardworking and motivated Teaching Assistant to join their team of committed and experienced professionals. They require a Teaching Assistant who has experience and has worked with children with speech, language and communication needs, autism and global development delay, with EHC plans.

The ideal candidate will be able to support the Catholic ethos of the school. Have experience working with children with children with speech, language and communication needs or autism within early years or primary setting. Conduct themselves in a calm and consistent manner, whilst supporting, encouraging and motivating pupils to learning.

You must have an enthusiastic and positive approach to teaching and learning, as well as the ability to quickly build up strong relationships and rapport with individual children is important. It is essential that the right candidate has excellent Behaviour Management Skills and a strong understanding of Autism or Speech, Language and communication needs and global development delay.

The successful candidate will be required to support the class teacher with planning for activities and lesson's. In addition, you will also be required to provide 1:1 and small group support for pupil with complex and additional needs.

PECS, MAKATON or any additional SEN specific training/certificates are highly sought after for this role.

With the school being a Roman Catholic school, they do have close links to the bordering parish church. The pupils are very engaged with their religion and parents are very supportive of this at home. The governors and growing staff team are committed, hardworking and aim to ensure that every child within their care really does matter.

The School is located within the BB1 area of Blackburn, Lancashire, it can be easily accessed from Junction 4 of the M65 and several public transport links.

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

To be considered for the role of SEN Support Assistant it is essential that you have recent experience in a classroom setting in a voluntary or paid capacity. If you are a passionate Teaching Assistant, please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion on .

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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