Learning Support Assistant - North Shields

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
LocationTyne and Wear
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameBethany Greenwood-Fox

Job description

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant (SEND)
Location: North Tyneside
Contract Type: Long Term

Leader Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work at a SEND school based in North Tyneside. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, whether that be in an educational or support environment. Any exposure to working with children who have ASC is desirable. The school caters for students aged 11-16-year-old.

This school encourages respect, promotes well-being, and rewards achievement. They believe in a cultural capital which supports knowledge, behaviours, and skills that their students can draw upon to be successful in society, and the world of work. With a continual Ofsted rating 'Good' this school care and provide for their students, nurturing and helping them thrive.

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

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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.