SEND Learning Support Assistant

  • £55 - £65 per day
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Posted: 19/09/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: SEND LSA

Job Details

The Education Network is working on behalf of one of our partnership SEND schools recruit an SEND Learning Support Assistant who will be available to start work as early as possible. This is to fill a long-term role supporting a variety of SEND. The successful SEND Learning Support Assistant will be comfortable working with pupils who have ASD, PMLD, SLD, EBD, Downs Syndrome etc. and will be happy to support learning across various age groups.

As an SEND Learning Support Assistant, you will be working in 1:1 and small group capacities, and providing classroom assistance when required. The school will consider applications from both experienced and prospective SEND Learning Support Assistants, and are above all seeking a resilient and committed individual to become a part of their team.

The SEND Learning Support Assistant will:

  • Have recent (within 2 years, ideally) and relevant experience in a similar role; we accept applicants with a background in mainstream education/nursing/care.
  • Have experience of handling challenging behaviour effectively.
  • Possess vital transferrable skills required to be able to support learners with SEND, 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.
  • Possess an enhanced DBS certificate, or be willing to obtain one.

It is desirable (but not essential) that candidates have experience of:

  • Team Teach
  • PEG Feeding
  • Epi Pen
  • Moving and Handling
  • Autism Awareness
  • Personal Care

If you think that you are suitable for the role of SEND Learning Support Assistant, then 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.

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