1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary £91 - £99 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameAlexandra Johnston

Job description

Job Title: 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Location: Durham

Contract Type: Long term

Leader Education are recruiting a Learning Support Assistant to work within a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) school based in Durham.

This Learning Support Assistant role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil with complex autism, therefore, the successful candidate will be consistent, positive, and dedicated to providing the best educational outcomes.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30 until 16:30 and is a long-term position.

Leader Education are dedicated to ensuring that we find adaptable roles and schedules that work effectively for you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a fully enhanced DBS or be willing to obtain one.
  • Have previous training or work experience working alongside individuals with autism.
  • Establish a supportive and consistent relationship, promoting a positive learning experience.
  • Communicate effectively on a 1:1 basis as well as with external professionals.
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of the academic, emotional, and behavioural needs of the child and respond to these effectively.
  • Be flexible and resilient.
  • Possess good classroom skills.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply).
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support.
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience and qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.