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Learning Support Assistant (Teacher Support)

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KS3 Support Assistant || Cornwall

Are you currently looking to start your career in education but don’t have the relevant experience or qualifications?

Teaching Personnel is currently offering the opportunity for the right candidate to become a learning support assistant in an 11-18 secondary school to work with KS3 pupils within lessons and as part of interventions.

We at Teaching Personnel offer a personalised tutoring service to help schools increase pupil attainment. We call these our intervention programmes and each of these has been designed to help pupils reach their full potential. As a learning support assistant, you will be working with small groups providing help and support to children who have behavioural difficulties. This may include Autism, ADHD, SEMH and behaviour. 

This will be a full-time role starting after February half-term until Easter initially but will be extended until the Summer for the right candidate. The School is based in the West-Side of Newcastle upon Tyne and is easily accessible by public transport or by main. 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside staff/classroom teachers and SM to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and improve levels of attendance and behaviour
  • Motivating students with behavioural difficulties
  • Undertaking structured and agreed Individualised education programmes, including small group work
  • Providing teacher’s with feedback on the children’s development

The benefits of this role include:

  • The chance to improve pupils learning experience and give them increased self-esteem and confidence
  • A chance to develop your own relationship skills working with teachers and pupils
  • Invaluable experience working within a learning environment for those working towards their PGCE

For the chance to kick start a new role in education as well as work in a stimulating and rewarding environment, send your CV and brief covering letter now!

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

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