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Learning Support Assistant - Exeter

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Job description

A school in Exeter that work with children with learning and behaviour difficulties are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work alongside their pupils. The role of a Learning Support Assistant is challenging, but highly rewarding. You would be required to work 1:1 with a child and assist them through the day - this could be during lessons/workshops, or when going out into the community. Please read the specification of the 'ideal person' below and don't hesitate to get in touch to register your interest.

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for new referral unit in Exeter.

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have an understanding of children with special educational needs (SEN) either professionally or in the home environment.
  • Will be experienced in managing difficult behaviour.
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to be 'hands on' in and out of the classroom.
  • Will have a clean, full driving licence and access to a car to use daily.

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity for a rewarding yet challenging position in a referral unit in Exeter.
  • Opportunities for continual professional development (CPD).
  • A personal, friendly consultant in Exeter to help you through our application process.
  • Competitive pay: £54 - £65 per day.

Why work with Teaching Personnel? Here's what some of the people working with us had to say:

'Such lovely people who are always so helpful!'

'A fantastic teaching agency! Have given me some amazing opportunities!'

'The attitude of the staff makes it a hugely rewarding and positive experience to work for them.'

'Teaching Personnel Exeter have been brilliant. They were very efficient and very welcoming and kept me updated regularly with what they had been doing on my behalf. I can't recommend them enough; I have just been offered a full time post.'

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Jacob on 01392 267288 or email your CV to Teaching Personnel Exeter. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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