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SEN Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
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11 Apr 2021

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Are you a dedicated and experienced Primary Teaching Assistant?

Do you have experience of supporting pupils with special needs?

About the role:

We are proud to be working with an OFSTED 'Good' primary Special School in Nottinghamshire, who are looking for an Primary Teaching Assistant to support their SEND pupils. Starting in April on a full time and long term basis with the potential to turn in to a permanent contract. Pay up to £80/day.

You wil be required to support pupils physically, emotionally and academically on a whole class or 1:1 basis. You will need to support the class teacher in preparing and delivering activities and tasks. At times you will need to manage challenging behaviour and difficult situations. You will need experience supporting young people

About the school:

The school caters for up to 60 children aged 2 to 11 who have Autism, Complex Needs, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities PMLD, Sensory Needs, Hearing & Visual Impairment, Speech and Language Communication Difficulties. The curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and closely follows P-Scales, Early Years Foundation Stage right through the school. They follow the Trafford LA model of continuous development through play which can be adapted to meet the needs and interests if each class. They use Jolly Phonics, Letters & Sounds, Oxford Reading Tree & Songbirds. Schemes or work and lesson plans are highly differentiated for each individual. The school is in a leafy area with excellent transport links and nearby facilities.

About the pupils:

All pupils have an EHCP for special needs including Autism, Complex Needs, Sensory impairments or Speech & Language Communication Needs. The atmosphere is a superb environment to learn and the children are given every support and resource possible to provide the best education they can for them. The staff are incredibly loyal and proud to work there which makes this a wonderful opportunity to develop skills and passion for SEN and provides a terrific possibility for a successful career. The new Primary Teaching Assistant will need to be a team player and flexible to taking on a variety of tasks and responsibilities.

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
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
Please call the Nottingham office on (phone number removed) , or email (url removed)

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

Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks.
Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
Have the legal right to work in the UK.

A bit about Tradewind...

As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer
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