At Tradewind, we are working with an established special educational needs school in Trowbridge which is looking for a full-time Teaching assistant specialising in working with Autism. The role is full-time and starting as soon as possible and will involve working 0830-1545 Monday to Friday.
The role will involve supporting a class of students with pre-verbal Autism and the students can at times display challenging behaviour and they will show resistant to take instruction or complete work.
Must have: -Experience of supporting young people or adults with low functioning pre-verbal Autism. -Autism Experience - Highly Desirable:
-Special Educational Needs Experience in a special needs school or care setting -Understanding and experience of supporting/teaching young people with communication difficulties. -Training in MAKATON, PECS
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 these positions you will need to have:
* Experience of working with children or vulnerable adults *Be available to work full time *Must have PRU experience or ability to manage challenging behavior *Be comfortable with working in a small PRU type setting and can start asap. * 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 01173017578/ Lottie.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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