Tradewind Recruitment is working with a good primary school based in Sparkhill who are recruiting for a 11 support staff to support a pupil in year 2 with Autism and Language difficulties. The Head Teacher of this wonderful and oversubscribed school in the heart of South Birmingham are keen to appoint an experienced teaching assistant to work with a year 2 pupil with Autism. The role requires you to have confidence, clear commutation skills as well as a nurturing approach. You must be committed for the academic year and demonstrate an interest in developing your career in education whether this be becoming a Teacher or further growing as an important figure within the school. You will be working with a pupil in year 2 who has Autism and Language difficulties. The pupil is low functioning with global delay. You will be supporting the pupil on a 1:1. providing literacy and numeracy interventions both in and out of the classroom setting. Use of visual aids such as PECS are used to help aid communication with the pupil along with regular visits from the Speech and Language therapists. The pupil has their own file of work, included in this is the Educational Healthcare Plan as long side a diary of their day to day routine. You as a Teaching Assistant will be fully supported throughout your time at the school with the aid of the senior leadership team and the classroom Teacher and Teaching Assistant. The role will involve 11 support for a year 2 pupil with Autism and Language difficulties. Work alongside the KS1 team to plan and prepare engaging, fun sessions for small groups of learners that need additional support Competent to deliver PECs and speech interventions. The teaching assistant roles are full time, 5 days week and will be due to start in March 2019 to continue for the full academic year. To be considered for the Key Stage 1, SEN Teaching Assistant Sparkhill you must; Have previous experience working in a primary school setting. Be a team player this role requires someone who works well with teachers, pupils and parents Demonstrate commitment, dedication and resilience in your previous childcare work have an ability to manage sometimes challenging behaviour Ideally you will be local to Sparkhill The location Sparkhill The school benefits The potential to eventually undertake your teacher training in partnership with the school Career progression for the right candidate A vibrant and creative area of London In house school CPD training £60 £70 per day 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 Key Stage 1, SEN Teaching Assistant. For this role you will need to: Have some experience supporting children with complex needs This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks You must have the legal right to work in the UK Click Apply now to be considered for this great position Key Stage 1, SEN Teaching Assistant. Or for more information about the role, contact Ash on ##### ######/ #####@######.### We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your 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, 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.