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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 01/03/2021

Job description

Teaching personnel is the UK's leading education recruitment agency and provide staff into Primary, Secondary and SEND schools in Kent.

We are working with a school in Wouldham, Rochester who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support individuals and small groups with their educational needs and their emotional needs.

This school is an independent school, which currently caters for 32 students aged 5-11 years with SEND.  These students may have Autism, ADHD or social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

This is a permanent role, Monday- Friday and will be 37.5 hours per year (term time only)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have lots of patience, be proactive and resilient!- this role can be challenging, but it is very rewarding!
  • Previous experience working with SEND children or as a Support Worker or Care Assistant would be helpful
  • Ideally you will have experience working within an SEND/SEMH school
  • Have a good Level of English and Maths (A-C Grade)
  • Be flexible and engaging and have new fresh ideas of how to support the children

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 teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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