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Learning Support Assistant (York)

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Job Title: Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Location: York

Hourly Rate: £9 - £12

Start Date: 5th November 2018 and 7th January 2019

Contract: TBC

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 a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school in York. They are looking to recruit two Learning Support Assistants to begin in November and January. Positions are temporary to begin with but are likely to roll into permanent positions for two excellent candidates, with the right availability.

As a LSA within this SEN school 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 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 in a fantastic SEN school in York please send an up to date CV and covering letter to Sara Baron. To begin your registration immediately please click the 'apply now' button and we will be in touch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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