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Are you a psychology student or graduate living in the RCT area? Have you ever considered working in schools as a Teaching assistant? If “yes”, then we are 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 the RCT area for September 2021. The roles will be both part and full-time on a supply basis in schools and will be to work with children and young adults with additional learning needs.Tradewind are working with SEN/Primary and Secondary schools who cater for pupils with ALN. Our schools require temporary staff with a Psychology background to work as Learning support assistants. Your role as a TA will be to enable their learning 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.The role of an LSA will be:*To Support learning with the guidance of the classroom teacher*Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning through well-planned support, and other activities*Having 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 UKTo apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Cardiff office on or email me directly with your resume Linzi.. • 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

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