Learning Support Assistant for Alternative Provision

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted:26 Mar 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant
Up to £65 per day
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant for Alternative Provision

Liverpool, Merseyside

Tradewind are recruiting on behalf of a North Liverpool mainstream secondary school who require a Learning Support Assistant to work within their Alternative Provision. The successful applicant will be based in the schools Alternative Provision Unit supporting students with special educational needs. The role is to build solid relationships with the pupils, providing pastoral and academic support whilst establishing clear boundaries.

The role is full time, 8.15am - 3pm, Monday - Friday, term time only and is to commence on the 12th April 2021 until the end of the academic year, 16th July 2021. The daily pay rate is £65.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with a variety of young people who may have experienced difficult or vulnerable home lives. If you have worked in a Youth Centre or been involved with outreach programmes this would be ideal. You will need to possess a calm and patient nature but also have a strong approach to behaviour management. The school will also consider a graduate or someone who has experience of youth and/or mental health support work.

To join us and be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant position in a North Liverpool secondary school you must:
* Have experience supporting pupils across Key Stages 3 and 4 (11-16);
* This position is subject to Enhanced DBS which is on the update service, Overseas police check (if applicable)
* Provide a CV which covers the last 10 years of employment/education history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
* Have the legal right to work in the U

  • Two professional references, these can include place of study

The benefits of registering with Tradewind Recruitment:

* We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
* We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
* Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
* 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
* Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
* Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Please click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Learning Support Assistant role, based in a North Liverpool secondary school within their Alternative Provision Unit.


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