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HLTA - SEND School - ASC Specialism

Posted 7 February by Tradewind Recruitment Ended
Tradewind Recruitment are one of the UK's leading educational recruitment agencies.

We are working with an 'outstanding' special needs school who are looking to recruit a HLTA (higher level teaching assistant).

The school is special school for children aged 2 ½ to 16 years of age. They have have planned places for up to 140 pupils, with 145 currently on role.

The School provides educational opportunities for children with a wide range of complex difficulties. All children admitted to the school will have a severe learning difficulty however in addition to their difficulties with learning many children may also have a range of additional problems,these may include:
* Autism
* Sensory impairments, including visual and or hearing impairment,
* Physical impairments,
* Epilepsy,
* Challenging behaviour,
* Speech, language and communication difficulties,
* Complex medical needs.

This role will be working within a mixed class of Key stage 2,3 & 4 class with children who are predominately on the Autism spectrum. This role will be in a class of no more than 8 children and 2 TA's. You will be expected to lead the class to cover a long term sickness.

The school are looking for a confident TA looking to step up with more responsibility or a teacher who is looking for a change. SEND experience is ESSENTIAL for this role as the class can have a range of needs and challenging behaviour.

If you are interested in this role, please send over your CV to or call to discuss this role further.


Tradewind Recruitment is the premier provider of Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers and Support Staff to Schools, Colleges and Nurseries. Our clients include primary schools, secondary schools and special educational needs schools in London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Last year we found work for over 3,500 teacher and support staff and with top rates of pay for teachers and support staff, Tradewind should be your only point of call when looking for a new role.

Working for Tradewind holds many benefits whilst finding you your ideal next position. These include:

* Access to over 3,000 vacancies each year
* Top rates of pay
* Free CPD
* Free Resource Centres
* Referral Bonuses
* Guaranteed Pay Schemes
* Online Portal
* Free social and networking events


* You must have the legal right to work in the UK
* You must hold QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained


'No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Teaching assistant
  • HLTA
  • SEND

Reference: 34417549

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