SEND Learning Support Assistant

Posted 26 June 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameAlexandra Johnston

Job description

Job Title: 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 school prides itself on having a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about their pupils reaching the highest levels of personal achievement and development.

With a large amount of pupils who attend this school having Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), the successful Learning Support Assistant will have SEND experience.

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 on the update service or be willing to obtain one.
  • Have experience of working in a transferable role or with SEND.
  • Lead activities with individuals or small groups to facilitate educational development.
  • Be confident in working alongside students, ensuring they are fully supported.
  • Provide a stimulating and well-structured learning environment suitable for pupils with SEND.
  • Be flexible and resilient.
  • Work effectively with parents, carers, and other members of multidisciplinary teams to provide the best support.
  • Possess communication skills that can be personalised to suit students of different abilities.

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.