Learning Support Assistant

Posted 17 April 2024
Salary £91 - £114 per annum
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameMarnie Leigh

Job description

Job Title: Wellbeing Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Contract Type: Temporary

Leader Education are searching for a reliable and dedicated individual to work as a Learning Support Assistant in a SEND school in the Newcastle area. This role will require the candidate to work on a 1:1 basis alongside a child with complex needs. The ideal candidate will be a committed individual who has experience working alongside children who have complex needs.

This role will require the candidate to ensure the emotional and mental welfare of the students by providing the necessary wellbeing support throughout their educational journey. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate has a strong understanding the range of different social, emotional and mental health barriers which can frequently arise when working with children with complex needs.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4pm and is a long-term position.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • Proficiency in utilising technology for teaching and learning purposes.
  • Applicants will be required to obtain an enhanced DBS check.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • 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, 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.