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Learning Support Assistant - Autism

  • £55 - £65 per day
  • North Tyneside
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: LSA

Job Details

The Education Network are seeking hard-working and resilient individuals to work as a Learning Support Assistant in one of our partnership schools in North Tyneside supporting children with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD). This reputable school caters for these specific needs and are currently looking to recruit dedicated Learning Support Assistants to work as part of their team and provide high-quality assistance for pupils in order to maximise each and every child’s potential.

Successful Learning Support Assistants will be helping children access education in environments tailored to their specific needs, and will therefore need be empathetic and patient in their approach.

Successful Learning Support Assistants will:

  • Have recent and relevant experience in a similar role, ideally supporting children with Autism; we accept applicants with relevant backgrounds such as mainstream education/nursing/care.
  • Possess vital transferrable skills required to be able to support children with Autism, including patience, resilience, confidence, and a calm and nurturing approach.
  • Be able to assist learning on a 1:1 or group basis – depending on the requirement.
  • Have experience of handling challenging behaviour effectively.
  • Possess an enhanced DBS certificate, or be willing to obtain one.

If you believe that you are suitable for the role of the Learning Support Assistant (Autism), please apply to this advert for an informal chat about the registration process.

If you have not heard form us within 3 working days, this means your application has been unsuccessful.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.