SEND Teaching Assistant

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Are you a caring, patient and empathetic person? Then we need you! Tradewind are recruiting for a SEND Teaching Assistant on a full time basis starting as soon as possible! You don't need to have worked as a teaching assistant before but you must have some experience supporting children with special needs such as Autism or other Complex Needs. This SEND Teaching Assistant post in south Manchester is to start ASAP on a full time basis and could eventually go permanent for the right person. You will be paid £75/day while working through Tradewind on a supply basis. Hours are 8:30am-3:30pm each day. To join us and be successful in this SEND Teaching Assistant role, you will need to: Have an enhanced DBS Disclosure (or be happy to apply for a new one), 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. About the role The new SEND Teaching Assistant will need to engage young people in varied activities that are pitched at their level while supporting the class teacher in the delivery of more formal lessons that aim to teach numeracy & literacy, speech & language, understanding of the world and personal physical, social and emotional development. You will be working in small groups most of the time but sometimes on a 1:1 basis. You will need to be collaborative and at times work with outside agency staff such as Educational Psychologists, Speech & Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers etc as well as parents and other people involved. Your role will be to aid the young people you are supporting in learning how to manage their obstacles to learning & development so that they can self-regulate and have strategies at their disposal to help improve their quality of life. About the school This is a special needs primary school in south Manchester catering for children aged 3-11 with special needs including Autism & Complex Needs such as sensory, communication, congnitive or physical obstacles. They have fantastic facilities that are tailored to meet their pupils needs. They have high expectations but in return provide excellent training and support as well as time to engage with pupils in a variety of ways. They have a strong focus on providing young people with the tools needed to progress successfully on to high school making sure that their pupils are well equipped to deal with the world around them as well. They have sensory rooms, therapy rooms, dedicated indoor and outdoor play areas, a soft play room and gardens. They are located close to other amenities and are on major bus routes as well as being only 10 minutes walk to a tram stop. If this sounds like a role for you, register with us today in order to be put forward! See contact details below. Benefits of working through Tradewind: 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 To apply for this south Manchester based SEND Teaching Assistant role please call Graham in the Manchester office on (phone number removed) or email (url removed). A bit more 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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££70 - £75/day
Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom