Learning Support Assistant


  • £70 - £75 per day
  • Gateshead
  • Posted: 16/08/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: LSA Gateshead

Job Details

Learning Support Assistant - Gateshead

The Education Network is currently working in partnership with a lovely school in Gateshead in search of a Learning Support Assistant to join their team on a fixed term supply basis. The role is to start in September 2021 for the full academic year. There is potential for the role to be extended or made permanent for the right candidate.

In order to be successful in your application, you must be confident and have some experience of supporting children to achieve their learning goals within a school or educational setting, preferably with the secondary school age group (11-18).

Requirements for the role of Learning Support Assistant:
•Experience in the classroom (preferable)
•Have strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with staff and students.
•Have excellent organisational and time management skills.
•At least two years of work history/education which can be referenced.
•A valid DBS certificate or the willingness to apply for one.

The Education Network has become first choice for secondary schools across the region for both daily and long term supply cover. We also work with our client schools on exclusive permanent recruitment opportunities not advertised anywhere else.

We have developed a unique CPD programme for our teachers and support staff and you could also benefit from the ongoing training we provided to all our staff free of charge as and when the courses are released thought the course of the academic year.

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance + standards. Any appointment will be subject to stringent checks including referencing and an enhanced DBS check. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

The Education Network is taking the current Coronavirus pandemic very seriously and works to ensure that its staff, candidates and clients remain safe at work. As part of this, all interviewing is being conducted via video calling software, Hinterview. Access to a smartphone or a PC/laptop with audio and video capabilities will be required.

If you are interested in the role of Learning Support Assistant, or would like to discuss it further, please email michaella.cowell@ednetwork.co.uk  with an up to date copy of your CV or give us a call on 0191 2323 780.

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.


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