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: Sunderland

Contract Type: Long term

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

This secondary school is a specialist school for pupils aged between 11 - 19 years with Autism and/or complex learning difficulties. Therefore, the successful Learning Support Assistant will be experienced in understanding and meeting the needs of young people with SEND.

With a recent Ofsted rating of 'Good' and a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about their job, this school is a great place for pupils to develop into happy, fulfilled adults.

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 Learning Support Assistant will:

  • Have a fully enhanced DBS on the update service or a willingness to obtain one.
  • Have experience working with SEND or vulnerable groups.
  • Assist pupils in lessons and activities.
  • Be flexible and resilient.
  • Work effectively with parents, carers, and other members of multidisciplinary teams to provide the best support.
  • Be confident in working alongside students, ensuring they are fully supported within their learning and general classroom activities.
  • 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.