Learning Support Assistant
Learning Support Assistant
Tradewind Recruitment are seeking a Learning Support Assistant for our client school in the St. Helens area. The position is to start in September 2020 and will continue for the full academic year, on a temporary basis.The school has a very supportive and committed SEND department. The school is well linked and is easily accessible from the A580 and public transport. The school is a relatively small school, that is very proud of it's community. Having visited the school on many occasions; visitors are warmly welcomed. A generous sized car park is also available.
As part of this role you will be required to work collaboratively with the SENDCo and other members of staff. You may work on a one to one basis with a student or with a small group of students, identified by the class Teacher. On occasions, you may accompany a student to an offsite learning centre. You will be responsible for making learning as accessible as possible for the students that you work with and therefore it is essential that you show empathy and patience, whilst ensuring they are as engaged as possible. A committed and positive character is essential. Experience of working within an SEN setting is advantageous but not essential.
To join us and be considered for this Learning Support Assistant position you must:
* Hold a recognised learning Support Assistant qualification at Level 2;
* Have experience supporting pupils across Key Stages 3 and 4 (11-16);
* This position is subject to Enhanced DBS, Overseas police check (if applicable) and satisfactory references;
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
* Have the legal right to work in the UK.
The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
* 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
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Learning Support Assistant position based in St. Helens.
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