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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

A school in Trafford is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join the support staff, on a temporary basis. The role:

  • Will focus on working with students with SEN, as well as those who may require EAL support.
  • Will focus generally on working with pupils on an individual basis,
  • May involve working with a group of students.

Applications are welcomed from:

  • Graduates – Those who have recently graduated and are looking to begin a career within the education sector.
  • Potential Teachers – Those who are considering enrolling onto a PGCE course, or a related course.
  • Sports Coaches – Owing to the transferable skills required, applications are welcomed from those who have worked within a Sports Coaching capacity.
  • Those who have gained experience working within a youth/community setting.
  • Those who have prior experience within a support role in a secondary school setting.

The position will involve:

  • Managing any pastoral issues that may arise related to a given student.
  • Supervising students who may have been excluded from the mainstream process, working with these students to ensure that they engage with the learning process.
  • Ensuring that students are adhering to school policy.
  • Monitoring general behaviour within the classroom, being able to feedback to senior leaders and other staff related to overall attainment is crucial.
  • Providing consistent support and guidance related to the completion of tasks, as well as with regards to examination preparation and in class assessment.
  • Offering feedback to parents when necessary.

PAY: GBP275-350 per week, based on prior experience. 

The school:

  • Located in Trafford, the school is just a short distance away from Manchester city centre.
  • The M60 motorway is within very close proximity of the school itself.
  • There are numerous public transport links located close by (bus stop and tram stop)

The role will commence after the Easter break, and will run through until the end of the academic year. For further information, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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