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Nurture Teaching Assistant

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Nurture Room Learning Support Required for a Houghton-le-Spring Primary School

  • Long term work with potential to become a permanent.
  • Competitive rates of pay, paid weekly.
  • Opportunities for career development through our CPD courses.

Nurture Room Lead Learning Support Assistant in Houghton-le-Spring

Do you have the skills, experience and passion to accelerate the learning of children?

Do you want to make a difference?

Teaching Personnel are looking to appoint a strong and experienced learning support assistant to work with a small nurture group within a school in Houghton. The successful candidate will have experience of special educational needs and must understand and support the importance of physical and emotional wellbeing, specialist language and communication skills.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a strong staff team with excellent facilities and resources to use in order to help develop the students learning. You will be working alongside the SENCO supporting the children with social and emotional difficulties and challenging behaviour. The key aim is to adopt the Nurture Room Philosophy and create a calming and positive environment.

To apply for this role, you must be qualified in at least one of the below;

• NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant;

• NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant;

• Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA);

• CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education;

• BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing).

We will also consider experienced learning support assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school and had experience leading a nurture group.

Experience with the below needs is also desirable;

• Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD);

• Dyslexia;

• Dyspraxia;

• Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI);

• Speech and Language needs

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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