Learning Support Assistant, Permanent, Clacton, up to £20,500 DOE

Recruiter
R13 Recruitment
Location
Clacton-on-Sea
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
R13 recruitment are proud to be working in collaboration with an Ofsted Outstanding graded, incredibly successful training provider to recruit for a Learning Support Assistant at their Clacton Centre. Supporting young people with a variety of educational needs, you will be responsible for delivering high quality advise, support and training; tailoring your approach dependent on each and every individual.

This is fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about supporting young people who may be disabled, disadvantaged or dis-engaged with mainstream education to help them improve their employment prospects through the engagement of recognised vocational and key skills qualifications & training.

Duties to include:

* Supporting learners with academic and personal difficulties as required.

* Working one to one or with small groups of individuals with additional learning support needs.

* Ensuring learners access learning opportunities in a workshop / classroom environment.

* Planning personalised learning plans to meet learner needs, including preparing resources.

* Supporting tutors with lesson planning and delivery.

* Reviewing learner’s development to assure continued development and progress.

* Ensuring learners are supervised, dealing with misbehaviour and issues when appropriate.

* Liaising with learner’s parents and/or carers on a regular basis.

* Updating learner records to ensure they are accurate and follow compliance requirements.

* Attending annual review meetings, parents’ meetings and staff meetings when necessary.

* Covering for absent members of staff when required.

* Contribution for internal team meetings, providing expertise on learner wellbeing.

You will have/be:

* A passion and desire to help support young people to improve their prospects.

* Experience of supporting disadvantaged / disabled young people.

* Ability to adapt and tailor your approach to meet a variety of audiences.

* In receipt of willingness to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths (or GCSE A-C)

* A desire to undertake additional relevant qualifications (IAG / PTLLS / Teaching)

* Able to handle challenging behaviour and stressful situations calmly, patiently and reassuringly.

* The ability to encourage, support and motivate learners.

* Organisational skills coupled with the ability to prioritise workload.

* Capability to work to tight deadlines in a pressured environment.

* Strong team working skills.

**You will be required to undertake an enhanced CRB check for this position**

This is a brilliant position allowing you to impact the lives of young learners and develop your own skills. This is a full time permanent role. Offered salary of up to £20,500 DOE. Benefits include: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee assistance and benefits schemes, 35p mileage rate.

This role includes supported professional development to gain recognised qualifications and has great career progression routes for the right individual.

How to apply:

To hear more details about this fantastic opportunity please email your CV to Louise Cockerton –Senior Recruitment Specialist at rthirteen recruitment.

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