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Learning Support Assistant - School

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27 Sep 2021

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Are you looking for a rewarding new role, helping to enhance the lives of young people with Learning Difficulties and Special Educational Needs?

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in their Special Educational Needs School for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join the team. Working as part of their School Team, you will be assisting with the development and implementation of individual education and behaviour plans, also personal care programmes.

You will be responsible for supporting with specific and targeted curriculum through various strategies in order to help their learners achieve their learning goals and also promoting independence.

This is an incredibly rewarding role working closely with their learners to provide them with an educational experience that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and helps to build self-esteem.

About you

You do not need previous experience of working in a Learning Support Assistant role, however it is desirable. They do ask that you have good literacy and numeracy skills and are able to communicate effectively with both learners and adults.

A relevant qualification is essential for their Level 2 Teaching Assistant position e.g. Level 3 SSTLiS or equivalent. You will be working Monday to Friday, 39 weeks per year.

Their Organisation

Our client supports people with Epilepsy and other complex needs in their Children's Homes, School, College, Residential Homes with Nursing and Day Centre.

Their Benefits

In addition to excellent staff training, their employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:
  • Competitive salary
  • 20% uplift on your salary for working overtime on a Saturday & Sunday for allocated roles
  • Fully paid for DBS
  • Life assurance
  • Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own
  • Free parking
  • High street retail/leisure discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Recommend a friend payment of £500
  • Confidential employee assistance programme
  • Contributory pension scheme

How can you find out more?

To apply, please submit an up to date CV on their website. All applications should be made via their website.

All offers are conditional and subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Please note they are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on the role, qualifications and experience.

They reserve the right to close this advert if they receive sufficient applications ahead of the deadline.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant(s) will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Our client is proud to be recognised as an Investor in People and to hold Disability Confident status. They are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from across the community.

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