SEN Learning Support Assistant

First Class Supply and Training Ltd
Tyne and Wear
10 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A partner school of First Class Supply, based in North Tyneside, require a Learning Support Assistant to provide support within the SEN department. The position is on a full time basis to start after February half term for the remainder of the academic year.

Having gone through a period of transition the school has recently received a “Good” Ofsted rating. It is a warm and friendly school where everyone knows each other and relationships are very positive. Pupils are talented, confident and happy young people who enjoy school life, work hard and get involved. The leadership team is highly effective which has led to a rapid improvement in the quality of teaching, with an extensively enriched curriculum. The behaviour of pupils is exemplary with most achieving well.

To apply for this position you must:
  • have experience of working on a 1-1 basis with children with additional needs

  • be able to work independently using your initiative

  • be committed to making a real difference to the lives of pupils

  • have empathy, patience and understanding

  • hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in childcare or education

  • have a minimum of 6 months recent experience within a UK school or education setting.

First Class Supply are a genuine independent Employment Business that specialises in the education sector, currently celebrating 14 hugely successful years in educational recruitment. We have an unrivalled, fantastic reputation for delivering an exceptional, personal service to our partner schools, teachers and support staff alike. The first to forge real partnerships with schools, we are proud that our company ethos to support our local community in real ways has proved truly beneficial. As part of our commitment to our teachers and support staff we offer free, ongoing CPD courses, as well as ongoing professional support by in-house educational industry professionals. We lead, where others follow.

First Class Supply have forged strong partnerships with schools in Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Tees Valley.

If you would like to learn more about us and join the largest independent supply teaching agency in the North East, please contact us on 0191 251 5566.

Applicants will attend a face-to-face interview, be expected to undergo reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure (if not currently held).

First Class Supply is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education.

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