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Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant, Lawrence Weston/Avonmouth/Henbury

Pay rate £60.00 - 70.00 per day

Full time Monday to Friday 8.30 - 3.30 pm

Teaching Personnel, Bristol are looking for Learning Support Assistants, ideally with a Team Teach Qualification to support a large, diverse and above average sized special school that operates over a number of sites in the heart of Bristol. The school has a number of key partners whom all work collectively to be the best provision they can.

The school caters for children and young people with a wide range of needs, including Asperger's and Autism, Severe Learning Difficulties and complex needs and all of the pupils enrol have a statement of special educational needs.

To be suitable for the position you will require the following key skills:

  • A good understanding of Special Educational Needs
  • Recent experience working on a 1:1 basis and in a small group basis in particular with pupils with complex learning difficulties
  • Posses a minimum level 2 qualification or above
  • Be committed and dedicated in the learning and development of children
  • Have a nurturing character
  • Current Team Teach Certificate (NOT ESSENTIAL)

In return, as an agency we offer:

  • Excellent, fair and transparent pay rates from £60.00 per day.
  • Ongoing seminars and training courses such as Team Teach and Moving & Handling to continue your individual professional development.
  • A dedicated and experienced personal SEN specialist consultant that work with our supply staff to place them in schools and locations that suited to them.
  • Wages paid directly into your bank account every week via PAYE.
  • Refer a friend introductory scheme

As an SEN Learning Support Assistant you will follow the schools values which are valuing children as individuals and aim to provide a holistic approach to the child's learning and care. The school offers a 'Team around the child' approach who work in co-ordinated way and in partnership with the school to ensure that the holistic needs of all pupils are supported.

If you are an experienced Learning Support Assistant or a fully qualified teacher and feel you have the qualities we are looking for and you would like to know more please get in touch.

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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