Primary Learning Support Assistant

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning Support Assistant - Primary

Are you a motivated graduate whose ambition is to become a primary school teacher and are applying for a PGCE or School Direct Training in 2018?

Would you be keen to spend the remaining academic year gaining paid experience as a teaching assistant in a lively, welcoming primary school supporting a Year 4 class?

This vibrant primary school in Manchester is keen to add to their support staff team a resilient and determined role model. They are keen to recruit a graduate who can hit the group running and is passionate about providing children with first class opportunities.

Learning Support Assistant - Primary

  • Graduate role - 2:1 or above degree required
  • Happy and lively Year 4 Class
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Long term, full-time role - Work Mon-Fri School hours
  • Paid up to £300 per week
  • Previous experience of working with children essential
  • Work with Special Educational Needs
  • Starting ASAP - interviewing now

Person specification - Primary Learning Support Assistant

This role is ideal for a resilient, patient and committed graduate with a 2:1 or above degree who is keen to gain more school based experience. This role would suit an aspiring Primary Teacher or Educational Psychologist who is passionate about making a difference. Ideally you will have recent, relevant experience working with children either through voluntary placements at university or paid roles. Experience of working with vulnerable children would be advantageous but not essential. You will need heaps of determination to reap the rewards of this role.

What does the Learning Support Assistant role involve?

This role involves joining the schools bubbly Year 4 class. You will assist the outstanding class teacher in delivering exciting activities for the children. The class has mixed ability pupils and a higher than average proportion of children with SEN. You will work 1:1 with these pupils to ensure progress is being made. After a period of training you will take small groups of children and deliver pre-teach and intervention sessions.

About the school

This is a warm, welcoming and successful 3-form entry primary school which is located close to the city centre. The multi-cultural school has a distinct happy and vibrant atmosphere where children are eager to learn. The staff are a cohesive team who work together to ensure all children receive a first class education. You will work with a number of other graduates and inspirational teachers.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, then please click 'apply now' and send your CV to Holly at i-teachers.

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