Learning Support Assistant

We’re recruiting for a passionate Learning Support Assistant role at a busy special educational needs secondary school in Burton-on-Trent. The position will be starting September 2024 and will continue on a long-term basis.

This school caters for students from the age of 11-16 with Autism (ASC). The ideal candidate must have experience supporting individuals with SEND and confident with managing challenging behaviour.

The school has a strong focus on inclusion and equality and aims to provide all pupils with essential life skills. The chosen candidate will be required to work in several classrooms, supporting students with their day-to-day activities. The successful candidate must be a proactive and engaging individual who has proven experience of having strong behaviour management skills and working across a range of age groups.

The role:

  • You will need to be confident, enthusiastic and be able to identify and engage with different learning needs.
  • You will be able to communicate clearly and effectively with both staff and students.
  • You will need to be passionate to build trusting relationships with the children to help them manage the learning challenges they may face.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Steph  at steph@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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