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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Hillingdon, London
  • Salary: £70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Tradewind Recruitment is looking for inspiring new support staff to work alongside a specialist setting in Hillingdon. They need full time support and would like to appoint from a temp to perm placement in the summer 2019.

The role would be to support vulnerable secondary students aged between 11 and 19 years with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). Some of the pupils may also have additional sensory or physical impairments or challenging behaviour.

They aim to provide the best possible education outcomes for their students by providing personalised learning programmes to help them achieve their best, which means that they adapt their curriculum to meet the needs of everyone.

The building is light and spacious, with large wellequipped classrooms and a number of specialist teaching areas. They also have their own hydrotherapy pool with overhead hoists to enable pupils with physical disabilities to access the pool.
There is a large hall which is used for PE, assemblies and for lunches for Lower School pupils. In the Sixth Form, there is a large life skills area to enable pupils to develop independence skills. This includes a kitchen and caf, as well as a separate garden just for sixth form pupils.
They also boast a large and wellequipped sensory room, and there is also a sensory integration room for pupils with sensory processing difficulties.
Their dedicated department for pupils with multisensory impairments includes a darkroom for pupils with visual impairments.
Pupils with autistic spectrum disorders have access to a learning lodge where they can work quietly and without distraction. All pupils with severe learning difficulties have their own workstations and many of them follow a programme based in the TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped Children) system. Classrooms also have shared quiet rooms for individual work.

The role will involve;
121 and/or small group work with learners across school Regular feedback and interaction with parents and carers
*Constant encouragement and willingness to go the extra mile

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! Thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor
Great referral scheme recommend a friend and earn up to £100
Full interview preparation and assistance so youre fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success Help with lesson planning our support doesnt stop once weve 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 Learning Support Assistant role you will need to:
Have had experience working with children in an education based setting
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
If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then be proactive and contact Sasha Green now on ##### ######option 3 or email #####@######.###
Should I not be available to speak with, then another member of the SEN Team will be able to help.
I look forward to working with you.
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, thats 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.

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