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Learning Support Assistant for Special Needs School

Tradewind Recruitment
Merseyside, UK
Closing date
4 Feb 2021

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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a teaching assistant or learning support assistant with experience of working with young people who have special needs.

Due to COVID, school are looking for staff who can cover staff isolation's or absences. We are looking for a learning support assistant who can be called into school during the current lock-down. However you will also be first priority for any long term bookings.

School is based in Liverpool close to bus routes. There is also parking on site. The school is a very successful SEND school for children who have complex needs. All children on site are of secondary age. However most are performing at a primary level.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this position Or for more information about the role, contact Jemma Howson, SEND Consultant at Tradewind liverpool.

What we are looking for:
-A strong understanding of how children with SEND learn and interact
-Ability to support the student both academically and emotionally in a calm manner, adhere to safeguarding and behavioural policies at all times, and show adherence to professional boundaries.
-Use of Positive behaviour management is necessary but training can be provided
- A collaborative and driven individual who will be able to work closely with the teacher, SENCO and other Education professionals in and out of the school.

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

To join us and be successful in this Teaching position you will need to:
* Have Special needs experience. Previous experience of supporting young people with attachment disorders and primary phases is necessary.
* 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

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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