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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Are you a recent graduate? Are you interested in a career in the education sector? We have vacancies for you!

Prior school or education based experience isn't essential; the school are simply looking for graduates with an interest in working within education. The ideal degree subject areas include Psychology, SEN, Inclusion, Sociology, Counselling and Youth Work. The school has various sites across Lincolnshire and are looking for graduates in Lincoln and Amber Hill.

The school will provide training and you will be required to work 1:1 or in small groups with KS3 and KS4 pupils. These students are high achieving, however they suffer from mental health conditions such as eating disorders, anxiety, depression, psychosis, schizophrenia and instances of self-harm. Additionally, there may be students on role due to other medical conditions such as oncology patients. The ideal person will need to be empathetic but not sympathetic.

This role will start on a temporary contract with a view to go permanent for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will therefore have to have:

  • University degree (2:2 or higher)
  • 2-3 A levels (A-C) or equivalent
  • 5 GSCEs (A*-C) or equivalent
  • Valid driving licence with own vehicle
  • Passion to support SEN students and the ambition to progress within the education sector

You will need to show:

  • Commitment to working with pupils with SEN and mental health disorders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
  • Observant and responsive approach
  • Patience, understanding and empathy with pupils and parents

If you require more information about Teaching Personnel or the type of work available, please get in contact with the branch on 01482 908020. Please also send your CV and covering letter

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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