SEN Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
30 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment are working closely with a school in the Sheffield area catering to children aged 7 - 11 with complex emotional and social needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of Autism.
We are seeking an experienced and nurturing Classroom assistant to work within classes of no more than 8 or 9 students at a time. The role will include supporting pupils with all aspects of the curriculum as well as nurturing pupils emotional and social skills.
Enrichment activities feature heavily in the curriculum to help to engage the pupils, these involve music, art and activities taking place outside of the classroom such as gardening and animal care. There is an expectation that the appointed person will also support students with these activities.
The successful person should have experience supporting children with complex needs and be confident dealing with challenging behaviour. A Team Teach qualification or similar would be highly beneficial although this is something we can support with.
A Teaching assistant qualification would be beneficial to this role but not essential as prior experience in a similar setting is most important.

Pay - £65.00 - £85.00 per day

At Tradewind Recruitment we 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 a great referral bonus*
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Full training is provided by the client
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 Assistant role you will need to:
Hold a relevant TA qualification and have had experience in a previous similar role.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (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.

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 also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy then send your CV to Tradewind's experienced specialist recruiter: or call: