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Learning Support Assistant

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Teaching personnel is the UK's leading education recruitment agency and we are looking for Bank Learning Support Assistants to suppport children and young adults in SEND schools in Ashford, Kent.

Learning Support Assistants support children who have physical disabilities/mild to severe Learning Disabilities/Autism/Asperger's/ADHD/Dyslexia/Dyspraxia/complex social and emotional needs and mental health difficulties.

You do not need to have had previous experience to apply for this role, but prior experience working with children in a nursery setting or as a Support Worker or Care Assistant would be advantageous.

This role would be to join our Bank pool of staff and you would called on day to day to cover absences in our schools.  You would get to go to a wide range of schools and be kept in your local area.

The shifts are: Monday- Friday Time: 08:30-15:30

The ideal candidates will have lots of patience, be resilient and engaging and have a passion for getting the best results out of people!

Qualifications needed-Minimum would be GCSE's in English and Maths (A-C Grade)

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and we offer free child protection training and all of our candidates undergo a strict vetting procedure including an enhanced DBS.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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