Learning Support Assistant - Graduate Programme

Recruiter
Empowering Learning
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Learning Support Assistant - Graduate Programme

* Primary & Secondary Schools

* Based in Tower Hamlets

* Full-time or Part-Time

* Daily pay £65 - £78 depending on experience

Empowering learning are recruiting Graduates for our highly regarded Exploring SEND workshop on Wednesday 28th February 2018. If you are a graduate considering a future in teaching but don't have any classroom based experience, then our SEND workshop will give you the opportunity to start your career in Education as an Learning Support Assistant within an Primary or Secondary school. Our SEND specialist will deliver an Introduction to working with children and young adults with special needs. You will be required to attend a 1-day workshop, the session will last up to 4-hours and will cover different areas of supporting SEND needs such as working with pupils with ASD, ADHD, PMLD, Autism and Down Syndrome. This workshop will also look in to dealing with Challenging Behaviour and will help you better understand how to deal with this when working as a Learning Support Assistant. Once the 1-day workshop is completed, we will then help you find a voluntary position for 4-5 days within one of our partnered Primary or Secondary schools based in London. The 1-day Exploring SEND workshop will be FREE of charge and your voluntary placement is unpaid, once both are completed you will be able to work for Empowering learning as a learning Support Assistant on a part-time or full-time basis.

Job Responsibilities

* Comfortable supporting pupils with various Learning Difficulties

* Ability to engage and support pupils

* Assist with personal care if needed

* Supervising children's behaviour

Benefits to you

* Free SEND workshop

* Valuable classroom based experience

* Excellent rates of pay £65-£78 a day

* Option of working Full-Time or Part-Time

* Based in Tower Hamlets

Job Requirements

* Experience of supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties or disabilities desirable

* Able to stay calm and de-escalate challenging Behaviour

* Valid DBS registered with the online update service or be willing to apply for a new one

* Available 2-5 days a week and able to commit to at least 1-6 months

If you would like more information or would like to apply for this role please submit your CV today or contact Christopher Smith on or via email

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