SEN Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Tradewind Recruitment
Location
Stockport
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an enthusiastic and innovative SEN Teaching Assistant to start ASAP! This is a full-time role, with the potential of a permanent contract for the right candidate.

The candidate

To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

• Hold relevant qualifications up to TA Level 2

• Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks

• Have a CV with 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained

• Have the legal right to work in the UK

The role

The role itself will involve supporting students in KS3 and KS4, in the classroom, and in small groups or 1 to 1. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working with students with SEN and will ensure that the support they provide is tailored to students’ needs. You will work with a range of students and subject areas, as well as the SENCO and classroom teachers, so you must be able to take initiative as well as follow direction.

The school is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant that can deliver support to students with a range of SEN, with the ability to build relationships with staff and students alike. You must be a committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout the role. You will need to be a collaborative and driven individual who will support and assist on the delivery of the subjects.

The school

We are recruiting on behalf of a small and well-established Roman Catholic school, which caters for students from 11 -16 years old. They pride themselves on an induction programme leading to excellent professional development opportunities and are fully committed to the progress of their staff, as well as their students.

The school is based in Stockport, with excellent public transport links and ample parking available.

After visiting this school, I was incredibly impressed by the welcoming and inclusive feeling that is present throughout the corridors.

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations, plus:

· a well-equipped school with interactive white boards

· the successful Teaching Assistant will be provided with a comprehensive induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

• Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

• More training and development 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

• A great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a generous reward

• 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

• A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Manchester office on (phone number removed), or email The school are looking to appoint before the Easter break and so CVs will be required before 29th March for shortlisting.

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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