Primary Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

16 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Special Needs Teaching Assistant

A Primary School based in Solihull specialising in supporting pupils with autism are seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join them as soon as possible, for the remainder of the academic year. This role has the potential to become a permanent appointment for the right candidate.

This successful Primary school aims to encourage and build upon young children's joy and enthusiasm for learning by providing the best possible opportunities for children to develop their abilities in a supportive and caring environment.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a driven and supportive staff team who aim to develop confident, caring, independent children, who direct their learning alongside adults who join them in their encounters and enhance their learning.

To be considered for this position you must
Hold a minimum of a Level 1 Teaching Assistant qualification and already have school based experience
experience in supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis or in small groups with autism
Already have or be happy to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
You CV must have a 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

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 apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Birmingham office on or email

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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