Learning Support Assistant (Complex Autism) - Peterlee

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameBethany Greenwood-Fox

Job description

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant - Complex Autism
Location: Peterlee
Contract Type: Long term.

Leader Education are recruiting an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work at a large SEND school based in Peterlee. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a range of SEND, has a high level of autonomy, as well as an ability to adapt. The school has ages ranging from 2 - 19-year-old with a diverse range of special educational needs. They pride themselves on being a warm and welcoming academy, that helps to secure the best possible outcomes for their students.

With their last Ofsted rating having a range of outstanding and good with an overall 'good' rating, they have significantly improved over the years to create a vibrant, enjoyable, and inclusive space for children.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4.30pm and is a long-term position, given a successful trial.

The successful candidate will have:

  • DBS or be willing to gain one.
  • Educational background or work experience relevant to the position, i.e. teaching assistant, nursery practitioner, or support worker.
  • Specialised training or working experience in autism education is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • A good knowledge on EHCP's.
  • The ability to assist in lessons and activities.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Understanding of the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • The ability to support the pupil in accessing the curriculum and participating in classroom activities.

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.