Learning Support Assistant

Posted 20 May by Academics
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Learning Support Assistant

Are you passionate about demonstrating the value of education to vulnerable children? Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of students? Academics Ltd are working with outstanding schools in and around the Welwyn area who are looking to appoint passionate, enthusiastic and hardworking Learning Support Assistants.

This Learning Support Assistant role will give you extensive experience within the classroom, working with individuals that need additional support to succeed and is the perfect opportunity if you have aspirations for a career in education and making a positive impact in the lives of students.

This Learning Support Assistant role is an amazing opportunity for Criminology and Psychology Graduates or individuals who are aspiring teachers, looking to gain experience. The role will give you experience working with vulnerable students, increasing their engagement, attainment and life chances.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working alongside teachers and specialist staff to support students with special educational needs or students who require additional support to remain focussed in the classroom.

Many of the students being supported face various barriers in life and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes. You will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.

Personal Qualities of the Learning Support Assistant:

  • Passionate about helping children and young people achieve their full potential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Able to build confidence and motivation
  • Approachable, and able to build robust and effective relationships with students
  • Able to remain calm and resilient when placed in situations of stress or conflict
  • High levels of empathy, caring, compassionate, and a good listener
  • Motivated and enthusiastic, with a professional approach to work

Benefits -

  • Great working hours - usually 08:30 - 15:30
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Term-time only
  • Work to your schedule
  • Ongoing career support from your dedicated consultant

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply and send you updated CV.

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Required skills

  • Teaching Assistant

Reference: 52691564

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