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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Are you someone looking to gain experience in a secondary school setting? Or, are you a recent graduate with aspirations to teach? 

If so, we are working with a secondary school in Bolton who wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant on a full-time basis and require the incoming staff member to start prior to Easter. 

The role of a Learning Support Assistant is a varied one and will depend solely on the needs of the student/students that you are supporting.  The objectives of a Learning Support Assistant will also differ according to the individual requirements of each pupil. (I.e. supporting a student with social and emotional health needs to become more confident and socialise with other students.)

The role;

  • Full-time Learning Support Assistant position
  • Applicants are required to have previous experience supporting students or young learners in a similar environment and will be available to start immediately.
  • Typical earnings are in the range of GBP60 - GBP75 per day - role dependent. 
  • It is essential that applicants will hold or be able to apply for a DBS and then register this to the update service.

Included responsibilities;

  • Supporting an SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis in the classroom
  • Providing targeted support outside of the classroom
  • Work on differentiated activities with groups of students
  • Liaise with the SENCO/Inclusion manager to deliver SEN provision
  • Developing social/emotional skills (depending on individual need)
  • Working with teachers to monitor progress of pupils
  • Accompanying pupils to relevant therapy sessions (depending on individual need)

The school;

  • The school currently has around 900 pupils on roll. (Smaller than the average Secondary school in the area.)
  • Located on the outskirts of Bolton and is just a short drive away from the M61
  • There are extremely good public transport links in the area giving staff easy access to the surrounding areas Bury, Salford, Wigan and Manchester.

For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to Zack via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information on the number below;

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 date.

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