School Learning Support Assistant (TTO)

Taskmaster Resources Limited
£16557 - £17721 pa
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are wanting to make a difference in a child's life and help them set-off along the right path then this opportunity is for you. A job role with real job satisfaction and one that is incredibly rewarding. Our client, a forward thinking, new-build school are urgently looking for the perfect person /character to take up the position of Learning Support Assistant. Contract details: Permanent, 36.5 hours per week, term time only (40 weeks per year). Hours: 8.30-4.30 (Mon-Thur) 8.00-3.00 (Fri) Salary: £16557 - £17721 (FTE), £14189 - £15187 (Actual) Purpose: The role of the LSA is to work with the Individual Needs Team to address the needs of children who need help to overcome barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential. It is to support the students' learning and provide for the care and welfare of students with individual educational needs during school hours. Full job description will be provided for short-list candidates. Essential skills & experience all applicants must have: - GCSE English and Maths C grade or equivalent. - Experience of working with children / young people - Experience of working as part of a team - Interest in students with a variety of learning needs. - Able to react in a positive manner and deescalate difficult situations which may arise - Effective verbal and written communication skills with staff, students, parents and agencies - ICT literate, in particular in using Microsoft packages - Effective organiser and communicator - Ability to meet deadlines - Positive outlook and resilience - Commitment to working in a diverse community where all are of equal value - Motivated, enthusiastic and flexible - Well presented, punctual and reliable - A willingness to be actively involved in whole Academy activities - Excellent team player - Sense of humour Please note that any successful application will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS (criminal records check) and references. If you are interested and have the required background please apply on-line to be considered. Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants only short listed candidates will be contacted; if you have not heard within 14 days of your application unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. TM Resourcing are acting as a recruitment agency on behalf of our client for this vacancy.
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