Education Support Assistant

Recruiter
Randstad Student Support
Location
Bedford
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Education Support Assistant

Are you looking for a flexible role where you can help students reach their full potential? Are you looking for a role which will fit around your current commitments?

You could be supporting students with learning difficulties through providing learning support both in and out of class.

If you are looking for a flexible working pattern, bank staffing hours or part time work we would love to discuss this opportunity with you.

Your Benefits for working with Randstad

* FREE on-site car parking

* FREE DBS check – Save you £50!

* your own dedicated consultant to support your queries

* flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle

* holiday accrued pay for you to take in your Christmas, Easter and Summer periods

* competitive salary of £8.20 p/h

Responsibilities

The advantage of this opportunity that no day will be the same, each day will bring a new fulfilling experience.

* work under the direction of the teacher during sessions

* develop learners’ independence

* students require a lot of social/emotional/pastoral support particularly within their friendship groups

* to deliver a high standard of support for learners with additional learning support needs on a 1:1 or small group basis

* develop learners’ English and Maths skills

* escorting students to and from taxis and during activities in the community

* adhere to and implement student behaviour plans/ behaviour strategies

* ability to monitor students’ progress and set new targets

* ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carers and students

Requirements for this role

* caring, understanding with a real desire to support students with additional support needs

* good written and verbal communication skills

* be able to work under own initiative

* a proactive and “common sense approach”

* ability to understand the concept of “support” in education being different to “care”

* ability to manage stressful situations

* be able to support students who may experience challenging behaviour and / or emotional difficulties

* ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carer’s and students

* successful applicants must be suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults

Desirable for this role

* Experience of supporting individuals with learning difficulties or special education needs

If you have an aspiration to make a difference in these students lives then apply online today. If you have any questions then please contact Victoria Taylor on (phone number removed).

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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