SEN Teaching Assistant

Taunton, UK
21 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind is recruiting! We looking to recruit Teaching Assistants and Support staff with experience of working with young people with Special Needs in Bridgwater and Taunton. We are working with a large number of client schools in the Somerset area and currently on a recruitment drive for our SEND and Mainstream schools across Bridgwater and Taunton.

The schools we work with are easily commutable with public transport and reachable from Weston-Super-Mare, Frome and some parts of Somerset.

Most of our client schools require Teaching Assistants and support staff to support their pupils with additional needs such Autism, Physical Disabilities, ADHD, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Language and Speech, Cerebral Palsy, PDA and attachment disorders.

If you have previous experience of supporting/caring/tutoring young people in the past and have good understanding child learning and development and passionate about supporting pupils with additional needs, please contact us as soon as possible.


-Working within school hours: 0830-1530 (Or half days are possible).
-CPD opportunities: We run weekly CPD sessions on all aspects of Teaching, SEND and Supporting young people. We support you to develop your career with relevant and current seminar and webinars. This is particularly beneficial if you are new or returning to Education/Special Educational Needs.
-Flexible work. (We can offer you work around your other commitments, such child care, study, 2nd Job, hobbies, holidays).

Must have:

-Experience of working with young people (Any age) (any school or non-school setting)
-Understanding of Safeguarding and Behaviour Management policies

Location: Taunton and Bridgwater

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 voucher
*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 join us and be successful in these teaching assistant positions you will need to:
* Have SEN Experience
Have own transport
* 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

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Lottie Dullea on /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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 a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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