Even though the schools are currently non-operational to the full extent, we are still interested in speaking to you about working with us. Tradewind Recruitment is looking for enthusiastic Psychology graduates and students, to work as learning support assistants in our schools in Bristol once they re-open. The roles will be both part and full-time on a supply basis in schools and it involve working with children and young adults with additional needs.
The schools we work with cater for pupils in Primary and Secondary ages and they will require large number of temporary staff with Psychology background to work as Learning support assistants with their pupils to enable their learning and emotional support in and outside the classroom. To be considered for these temporary roles the ability to engage and build rapport using Psychology knowledge and academic background is essential. If you study or have experience in Psychology, Mental health, Neuro Science and can use your understanding of child psychology, emotional development and various psychological and special educational needs in school settings as a LSA, please contact us as we foresee a huge demand again from our schools for these skills once they re-open .
In these Learning support roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:
Support and enable learning with the instructions given by the teacher
Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning through well-planned support, and other activities.
Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.
Support the teachers for class and activity preparation
Monitor students learning, social, emotional and behavioural progress against targets and report to the teachers of any positive and negative changes.
By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:
*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 role, you will need to:
*Hold A Psychology/Counselling/Mental Health/Neuro Science degree or equivalent qualification.
*Have Special Educational Needs (SEN) knowledge.
*A strong desire to have an impact on the lives of vulnerable young people
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering 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 position, or hear more about the other opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on (phone number removed), or email (url removed). We are still working as usual and can discuss any role or any questions you might have 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, 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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