Teaching Assistant- Oldham (OL4)

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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an fantastic Teaching Assistant or Support Worker with experience working with Autism.

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a new position within a mainstream primary school that caters for children with ASD at their designated on site resource base. The school is in Oldham (OL4) and the role is to start ASAP. You would need to be available for a trial day.

The role will commence from Monday 7th March until July, on a full-time basis. The school have indicated that there is scope for the role to become permanent for the right candidate. You will be responsible for the learning and development of small groups of children who have Autism, assisting with developing their communication skills, social skills and sensory needs.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to understand the frustrations a child with Autism can face, and knowledgeably work with them to help resolve any fears or anxieties they may be experiencing.

A little about the school; they are a school based in a lovely leafy road in Oldham with good transport links and ample parking. They are a keen advocate in Autism awareness as well as the research around it. Their classroom environment has small numbers, with a 1:2 staff to pupil ratio. The school has built and excellent interactive classroom environment to cater for all.

Essential requirement:

Previous experience working with children with autism

Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent

A good knowledge around the behavioural challenges and communication methods

Previous experience using visual prompts

Available to work 5 days per week Monday to Friday 8.30-3:30pm

The benefits of registering with 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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant in Oldham (OL4). Or for more information about the role, contact Chris at Tradewind Manchester on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)
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  • CV-76401
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