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Learning Support Assistant 

Posted 5 December 2017 by Webrecruit Ended

Learning Support Assistant
Dartington, Nr Totnes
£12,097 per annum (based circa 33 hours per week, working 40 weeks per year, during term time only contract) Plus Excellent Training, Pension, Staff Discount Scheme

Do you have experience of working with children or young people with learning difficulties? Want to take on a stimulating and rewarding role with a pioneering organisation? If so, read on.

Our client is a small independent specialist college for students with learning disabilities. As part of ongoing development plans, they are now looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join their friendly team, working term time only.

You’ll receive full training and ongoing support in your role to build on your existing experience and enable you to achieve your career ambitions.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you’ll assist Teachers to deliver high quality and engaging education and training to students with learning disabilities.

In this key role, you’ll help to inspire and encourage students through the transition from school to college and enable them to participate in independent living and working.

You’ll carry out a range of tasks to facilitate a positive, supportive learning environment and ensure that students realise their full potential.

Interested? To be considered, you will need:

- Experience of working with children and/or young people with learning difficulties within an educational setting
- At a minimum, five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including Maths and English

As a Learning Support Assistant, you’ll be a great communicator who is friendly, collaborative and flexible. Patient and empathetic, you’ll also have excellent organisation skills and a proactive approach.

Experience of working with complex and challenging behaviour would be beneficial to your application.

Please note, this is an annualised hours contract, working 1,320 hours per annum. The working hours for this role are circa 33 hours per week, working 40 weeks per year, during term time only.

The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 20th December. Interviews will be held in 2018.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and they expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for the role of Learning Support Assistant, please apply via the button shown.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Additional Keywords: Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, TA, Tutor, Personal Tutor, Behavioural Support Assistant, Educational Assistant, Classroom Assistant, Learning Coach, Learning Support, Education.

Working hours: c33 hours per week, term time only (40 weeks per year)

Reference: 33961019

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