Secondary Learning Support Assistant - Kent

Recruiter
Teaching Personnel
Location
Kent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
1299741086
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Secondary school behaviour LSAs and Cover wanted in Kent

Do you want to kick-start your career in education but don't have the relevant qualifications or experience?

Teaching Personnel are currently searching for a teaching assistant to become a role model and mentor to secondary school students.

We at Teaching Personnel offer a personalised tutoring service to help schools increase pupil attainment. We call these our intervention programmes and each of these has been designed to help pupils reach their full potential. As a behaviour mentor, your role will be helping challenging students overcome their behavioural issues by giving them someone to look up to.

Behaviour Buddies work on a half/full day basis, one-to-five days a week for at least half a term. We match your availability with tutoring positions, giving you a truly flexible role!

Behaviour Mentor responsibilities include:
  • To establish productive working relationships with pupils, encouraging and motivating them.
  • Raising achievement by providing a specialist service that assists schools in meeting their targets and obligations.
  • Being a friend to students with behavioural issues, giving them someone to confide in and trust.
  • To challenge and motivate pupils, promoting and reinforcing self esteem alongside providing levels of individual pastoral support.

Benefits include:
  • Great chance for career progression and the chance to get some experience before doing a PGCE.
  • The opportunity to be an inspirational role model and mentor to a disadvantaged young person.
  • Continuing professional development courses such as Team Teach

** The ability to cover full classes is a benefit to the school's requirements **

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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