Learning Support Assistant

Sutton, Surrey
Date Posted:20 Jan 2019
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable

Learning Support Assistant

Sutton, Surrey
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Tradewind Recruitment is looking for nurturing Learning Support Assistants to work alongside a specialist setting in Sutton. This is a longterm, full time role with the view of completing the academic year with them.

They are a special setting for pupils aged 7-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including MLD, Autism, Complex Needs.

This setting also have an 'ABC of Success' approach: Attend school every day; Behave appropriately towards each other and Challenge themselves in everything they do! Close partnership exists between staff, students and parents to ensure all their students make the maximum possible progress from their individual starting points - this means that together there is no limit to what their students can achieve.

The role will involve the direct support and responsibility for key children, delivering a creative programme devised by the teaching team. Each class has excellent support in the form of Teachers and Mentors.

The right person will;
*Have worked in a specialist setting before
*Have a solid understanding of how to interact, engage and support complex needs
*Want to aspire to be a permanent fixture in a well-oiled team of education professionals

The role will involve;
*121 and/or small group work with learners
*Regular feedback and interaction with parents and carers
*Constant encouragement and willingness to go the extra mile

The setting benefits from strong leadership and a behavioural policy that has been well implemented and adhered to. Ofsted praised the Headteacher for their 'determination, commitment and vision' which in turn has created a very calm environment for students to make progress in. They are situated in the borough of Sutton and not easily accessible via public transport so whilst all applicants are welcome drivers may be preferable due to unreliable transport links.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*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

To join us and be successful in this role you will need:
*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
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

If this rewarding opportunity sounds like something you would like to pursue, then be proactive and contact Sasha Green now on 0207 845 5450 option 3 or email s.green@twrecruitment.com

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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