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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Do you have experience of working with young people that require extra support? Are you looking for a new role starting in September 2019?

Teaching Personnel are working alongside a secondary school in the Salford area to recruit experienced Learning Support Assistants for a 12 month position starting September 2019.

  • Full-time and part-time roles available from September 2019.
  • 12 month positions from September 2019 till the end of the academic year.
  • Supporting students on a 1:1 basis who have a variety of learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyspraxia.
  • Earn up to £350 per week, dependent on experience.
  • Experience dealing with challenging behaviour is required for this position.

Working as a Learning Support Assistant, you will be:

  • Working alongside class teachers supporting students aged 11-16 in classes.
  • Supporting students with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, who can show signs of occasional challenging behaviour.
  • Working with students who require extra support in both learning and behaviour.
  • Expected to incorporate inventions to aid the student's learning and behaviour with the hopes of raising their progress and attainment.
  • Assisting students on a 1:1 basis when they are withdrawn from various subjects to attend intervention sessions that the prospective candidate should be able to plan and deliver.

To be considered for this Learning Support Assistant role it is required that you have experience of working with individuals who have learning or behavioural difficulties as these skills will be highly transferable. In particular, our client school would like candidates that are familiar with students that are known to show challenging behaviour alongside their learning difficulties and therefore, require extra support with their studies. With over 800 pupils, the school is in need of extra staff to guarantee these students are supported and that teachers also have the help they require in the classroom.

Our client secondary school is based in Salford and can be accessed via the M61 and A580 from surrounding areas for those who have their own transportation. For non-drivers, there are several forms of public transport with links to Bolton, Leigh and central Manchester.

For immediate consideration, please submit a full CV. To obtain further information, please contact the Manchester West Secondary Office on the contact number provided below;

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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