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Learning Support Assistant

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  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 09/04/2019
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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for 1:1 Learning Support Assistants across South London, particularly in Lewisham, Southwark and Bromley who can work with disaffected Primary and Secondary aged pupils who are not engaged with education.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right qualifications and experience who is looking for a new challenge or career change.
Do you come from an education, coaching or have experience working with young people in challenging settings?

Responsibilities of the post:
As a Learning Support Assistant, your role is to develop and support pupils who are currently excluded from Education, you will need to be able to develop resources and strategies to help re-engage and to facilitate their return to full time Education.
In order to be considered for this post, you will need to:

  • Have experience of working with Young People in and coaching or school setting
  • Hold recognised UK coaching qualification or Coaching degree
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils
  • Have an interest in how young people learn and behave
  • Provide appropriate role models of behaviour in the sessions
  • Really care about Young people but particularly those who find learning and managing their behaviour difficult
  • Have experience of helping Young people developing physical and educational skills
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour and always strive to get the best out of your students
  • Be well organised and be able to plan effectively and be adaptable to cope with any situation

The post itself is subject to an Enhanced Child Only DBS Certificate as well as references from your two most recent places of work.

In return, Teaching Personnel will offer you the following benefits:

  • Competitive daily rates of pay varying from £65 - £75
  • Weekly payroll via PAYE; no umbrella companies or hidden charges!
  • A dedicated consultant that will work hard to secure your ideal position
  • A consultant with a wealth of knowledge in all sectors of Education

To be considered for this role then please attach your up-to-date CV to your application

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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