Teaching Assistant - College

Recruiter
Randstad Education
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1230954034
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to make a difference in a student's life? Are you passionate about helping others? Could you help to aid and develop a young person's learning?

In this role, you could be supporting students with a range of Special Educational Needs including Autism, Asperger's and moderate and severe learning difficulties. This may also include students who don't have English as a native language. You could be helping them achieve their potential by providing learning support in and out of the classroom.

We are currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with students on a one to one basis both in the classroom and throughout the college. Hours and days are flexible according to the student's needs, totalling approximately 28hrs per week.

If you are local to Bedford, or you're willing to travel from the surrounding area, then apply today!

Benefits:

full-time, face to face support from your manager
free on-site parking
free DBS check
holiday pay
competitive salary of £8.21 p/h (approx 28hrs per week)
dedicated consultant to support your queries

Responsibilities:

to provide learner support to students who may have a range of needs including academic, social, emotional and physical
to work alongside the Support Worker Coordinator providing information for review and evaluation purposes as required
to develop the independent living skills of the learner
to keep students on task and engaged
ensuring the personal safety and well being of the student at all times
Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carers, and students

Requirements:

caring, understanding nature with a real desire to support students with additional support needs
to understand the concept of support in education, being different from 'care'
ability to work as a team
to be able to support students who may experience challenging behaviour or emotional difficulties
experience of working with children or adults with learning disabilities
drivers license (desirable, not essential) to travel to various sites
experience in personal care (desirable, not essential)

Qualifications Required:

educated to Level 2 in Maths and English

Sounds good? Apply today!

Get in touch on (phone number removed) and ask for Lewis, or email (url removed).

This could be the start of something good

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