Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Staff Select Ltd
Location
Great Yarmouth
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This particular role is to support learners within the classroom environment who are identified as having mild to moderate special educational needs and/or disabilities. Your role will to be to ensure that they benefit from the individualised support devised when accessing learning. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in working as a support assistant in a SEND educational environment, and preferably has previous experience working with the post 16 age group.

Essential Attributes:

* Previous experience in working with groups of children

* Grade C or above in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent

* Ability to work in stressful situations

* Responsible, sympathetic and patient manner

* Be able to encourage and motivate your learning cohort to attain high levels of achievement

Desirable Attributes:

* Previous experience in working with challenging behaviour and learning difficulties

* Previous experience in delivering training and/or support to the 14-19 age group

* Information, Advice and Guidance Qualification

* Experience in the field of Autism and/or Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Employee Benefits:

* 25 days annual entitlement with an accessible Holiday Scheme

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* 35p mileage rate

* Access to employee assistance and employee benefit schemes

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