BESD Teaching Assistant

Posted 16 May by Tradewind Recruitment
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We are recruiting for September 2024.

Are you a dedicated Teaching Assistant with experience in supporting children with Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Difficulties (BESD) seeking rewarding opportunities in Cardiff? Look no further! Tradewind Recruitment is currently seeking passionate individuals to fill fulfilling roles in this vibrant community. With our strong network and commitment to excellence, we offer a supportive environment for professional growth and development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with BESD, assisting them in overcoming behavioural challenges and achieving academic success.
  • Implement behaviour management strategies and interventions to promote positive outcomes for students.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to create individualised education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, caregivers, and external professionals to ensure a holistic approach to student support.


  • Relevant experience working as a Teaching Assistant, particularly in supporting students with BESD.
  • Strong understanding of behaviour management techniques and strategies.
  • Empathy, patience, and resilience when working with students facing behavioural challenges.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the evolving needs of students and school environments.


  • Experience working in both Special Educational Needs (SEN) settings and mainstream settings.

For more information on this exciting opportunity, contact us today at or email . Join Tradewind Recruitment and make a positive difference in the lives of students with BESD!

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.

We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Required skills

  • SEN
  • support worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • TA
  • LSA
  • youth worker
  • SEMH

Reference: 52672179

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