Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career in education?
Do you have experience supporting young people at Early Years?
Tradewind are recruiting for an caring & nurturing Early Years Teaching Assistant for a special needs primary school in Salford.
About the role:
Early Years Teaching Assistant in a special needs primary school in Salford area.
Start date - ASAP
Full time and long term with the potential to turn in to a permanent contract.
Pay up to £75 per day.
Supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis with Autism (ASC) or suspected Autism. Pupils have sensory needs, speech & language needs and occasionally can display challenging behaviours. Most pupils are still going through the diagnosis process so you will need to support the class teacher and other staff in learning about pupils' needs and recognising triggers etc.
You must have previous experience supporting young people with Autism.
You must also have previous experience in one of the following roles: Early Years Teaching Assistant, Nursery Nurse, Nursery Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant, Primary Teaching Assistant or Support Worker with primary aged children.
About the school:
Primary & Early Years special school for young people with Autism and Complex Needs.
Rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted. Management are really supportive of new staff and those developing in their roles. Pupils and also really positive about the support, education and care that they receive.
The school focuses on being inclusive, nurturing each individual, making sure learning is fun and challenging, working as a team to provide holistic education & care and celebrating successes.
New build school to meet the needs of their individual pupils.
About the pupils:
All pupils are aged 2-11 and have an EHCP for SEN with the majority having Autism (ASC).
The follow P-Scales and Early Years EYFS curriculum as well as other alternative curriculum aspects suited to the needs of their children.
Pupils need support managing emotions, processing and understanding work and interaction with peers.
Some need support with language and speech as she is working at lower than expected levels.
Some have Speech & Language needs and use PECS or Makaton to communicate.
Staff promote independence, enthusiasm for learning, confidence and courage in their pupils and this is the basis on which pupils are able to achieve.
Some pupils have Sensory Needs so an appreciation and empathy towards this is needed.
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 join us and be successful in this Early Years 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.
To apply for this Early Years Teaching Assistant role and register with Tradewind 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