EBD Learning Support Assistant - Graduate Position - Primary

I Teachers.com
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a recent graduate keen pursue a career in education within a supportive and caring school?

Do you have a passion to ensure that all young people, no matter what their background or needs, receive fair, equal and inclusive education?

Perhaps you have significant experience working within a support, educational or social work role with children of varying needs?

If so, this challenging and rewarding position will give you the opportunity to influence a group of students learning and personal development experiences. The perfect opportunity before beginning your teacher training!

  • EBD Learning Support Assistant
  • Graduate Role
  • Excellent Primary school role
  • Birmingham
  • Paid £300 per week
  • Long-term, full-time role starting as soon as possible
  • Full training and support provided

About the Role:

The role will require you to work closely with a group of students in KS2, who have Emotional and Behavioural difficulties and need support and encouragement to stay motivated to achieve their potential.

You will be running activities to support them during break times, in order to engage and interact with other students and staff appropriately. Your primary role within the classroom will be to deliver the curriculum alongside the teacher to enable your focus group of students to access the same opportunities as his peers. There will be focussed and tailored strategies implemented to keep them on track and engaged in their work.

In addition to this, you will be working in 1:1 and small group interventions to support these students to manage their emotions and be more aware of the emotions of others. You will delivering specific activities and responsible for monitoring the progress and confidence of the children.

Person Specification:

This role ideally requires a resilient, motivated and committed psychology or core subject graduate who is keen to work in a supportive 1:1 role within the classroom. You will be passionate about a career in education, and need to have relevant experience working with children with varied educational and behavioural needs, as well as developed behaviour management and communication skills.

You will have a minimum of a 2:1 degree, with strong A Levels. For this role, it is important that you are able to think on your feet and learn new skills and strategies quickly, in order to keep this child on track.

It is essential that you have some experience working with children or young people in any setting. You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to remain resilient in challenging times and work with groups of people with varying needs at the same time.

About the School:

This highly driven and successful team, is dedicated to the support and development of both children and staff. You will be provided with excellent training and development opportunities, in order to implement the most beneficial strategies to these students and ensure they are confident to move into the next stage of their education.

It has an fabulous inclusive and welcoming atmosphere where you really do feel valued as a member of staff.

The school is located in central Birmingham and is easily accessible from surrounding Birmingham areas. There is a regular, local bus which passes the school and is within walking distance of most Birmingham train stations.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, then send your CV to Jamie by clicking 'APPLY NOW'.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79141857