Learning Support Assistant.

Zest Education is proud to be working with a reputable SEND school in Cannock who requires a part-time Learning Support Assistant from September 2022. The role will last the full academic year and possibly, the candidate will be taken on permanently if the school see fit. The school are seeking an individual who can commit to three days a week.

The school itself caters for children from the age of five to nineteen with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). This school is a popular SEND school which encourages all children to develop into independent, respectful, and confident individuals

The successful candidate will provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to develop their social and independence skills and fully participate in activities. It is important that you are engaging, reliable and able to quickly build professional relationships

The role:

  • You will have proven experience of working in a classroom environment and 1:1, preferably with pupils who have special educational needs including ASD, learning difficulties and/or behavioural difficulties.
  • You will be confident, enthusiastic and be able to identify and engage with different learning needs
  • You will be working alongside the class teacher, assisting the children with their work and supporting with pupil behaviour while establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs

If you are interested in this temporary position or want to find out more, email Steph Guy on 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, teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

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