Nursery Assistant

Recruiter
Randstad Education Limited
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
09 Nov 2019
Ref
1294178821
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking to secure a very rewarding learning support assistant role for January? Of course you are!

If you're a dedicated, flexible learning support assistant, this school wants to provide the opportunity to contribute to their pupils' learning within the London Borough of Southwark.

A primary school that we work very closely with is looking to recruit a learning support assistant on a full time basis, beginning in January. The role involves working with children with a lower learning ability than the year group they are in, assisting with speech and language, and intervention. The school prides itself on creating a stimulating learning environment and one where the children look forward to going to every day. It is recognised as the heart of the local community, boasting a curriculum suited to the 21st century, it prepares children to one day become pro-active national and global citizens.

Some benefits of the role are:
  • The opportunity to genuinely make a difference to the lives of young children within the primary sector
  • Bringing an innovative approach and an opportunity to express yourself
  • The potential to learn from, and to exchange ideas with, other members of staff
  • Working with young children can bring a lot of job satisfaction, delight, humour and a sense of achievement
  • Showcasing your skills and abilities to help create further opportunities within the school
  • The school is served by excellent bus routes, including those from neighbouring boroughs, including Waltham Forest

Responsibilities of the role:
  • Supporting children of a lower learning ability than the year group they are in
  • Being adept within speech and language and/or intervention
  • Developing a rapport with children and utilising an empathetic approach
  • To support children across all areas of learning with a variety of needs while also allowing them independence
  • Liaising with the relevant class teachers and SENCo when required

Requirements of the candidate:
  • To be pro-active, understanding, empathetic and patient
  • A basic understanding of speech and language and/or intervention
  • To be punctual
  • Understanding of safeguarding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children
  • Being able to work full time between January and July 2019
  • Having a DBS on the online update service or the willingness to complete a new DBS application

We are actively interviewing candidates on behalf of the school and expect to receive a high volume of applications.

If you are interested in this role, please do apply without delay.

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