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Learning Support Assistant/ Teaching Assistant - York

  • Location: York
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018
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Job description

Are you seeking a rewarding role within the education sector?

Do you have experience working/volunteering within one of the following?

  • School (primary, secondary, special educational needs, pupil referral unit)
  • Care Home
  • Youth Clubs/ Support
  • Personal Care
  • Social Work

If so, Teaching Personnel may have the perfect opportunity for you. We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client primary and SEN schools in York. They are looking to recruit two Learning Support Assistants to begin in November. Positions are temporary to begin with but are likely to roll into permanent positions for two excellent candidates, with the right availability.

As a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) within our schools you will be required to work both 1:1 and in small groups with individuals who have varying additional needs. These are inclusive of: Autism, ADHD, Moderate/ Severe/ Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties and Physical Disabilities. Your day to day role will vary depending on the requirements of the schools. Once settled within the school you will take on more responsibility and be assigned key pupils to support.

As a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) you will therefore have to have:

  • Experience in one of the above settings
  • A caring, nurturing personality
  • Passion to support the emotional and intellectual development of each pupil
  • English and Maths GCSE grade C (or equivalent)
  • An Enhanced Child Only DBS registered with the Update Service (can apply through registration)

If you're therefore interested in this position to become a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) in a fantastic school in York please send an up to date CV and covering letter to Molly Ibbitson. To begin your registration immediately please click the 'apply now' button and we will be in touch.

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.

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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