Learning Support Assistant, Swindon

Recruiter
Prospero Teaching
Location
Swindon Village, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1240769959
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Prospero Teaching is looking for Learning Support Assistant's for various schools within the Swindon area.

The schools cater for children aged between 6-16 year old with learning difficulties, sensory impairments, autism and challenging behaviour. As a Learning Support Assistant you will be working 1-1 and in small groups with the students.

The position is open to graduates, experienced LSA'S and applicants with relevant experience.

CONTRACT/POSITION DETAILS

* Location - various schools in the Swindon area

* Position - Learning support assistant

* Type of work - 1:1 and small group work

* Start date - September

* Duration / Likely Duration - ongoing until further notice

* Contract type - Temporary

* Full time/part time - Full time

* Minimum rate of pay - £60 per day

* Hours - 8:30 am - 3.30pm

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Relevant experience

* Excellent communication skills

* Be enthusiastic, driven and conscientious

* The ability to build rapports with the children, supporting their social and behavioural needs, and acting as a mentor

* A professional approach to handling difficult situations

* Team teach qualification desirable but not essential

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE THROUGH PROSPERO TEACHING, YOU MUST:

* Hold Right to Work in the UK

* Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application

* Provide two professional child related references

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

* Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management

* In-house Training and Development Team

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