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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel

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Permanent | Full Time



Are you a Learning Support Assistant looking for an exciting and challenging role in a specialist provision?

Are you able to engage and motivate children with their learning?

One of our partnership pupil referral units in Tameside are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join their team!

This school caters for children and young people who have been excluded from mainstream settings and need a specialist provision to achieve their learning goals.

In this role as a Learning Support Assistant:

  • Support the class teacher in creative and engaging lessons.
  • Act as a good role model for students and encourage expected behaviour.
  • Promote independence of pupils and encourage them to reach their full potential.
  • Support in the assessment of pupils learning and development.

The ideal Learning Support Assistant will have:

  • Experience working in a Pupil referral unit or with children with SEMH needs.
  • Adaptability and flexibility within their role to different situations or needs.
  • Lots of patience and good de-escalation techniques
  • Team Teach training (desirable)

Graduates encouraged to apply!

If this sounds like the role for you, please contact Rachel at Teaching Personnel today with an updated copy of your CV.

As part of safer recruitment guidelines all applicants would be subject to standard vetting checks including the obtainment of:

  • two references from the most relevant/previous employers
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Applicants who have lived outside of the UK for 6 months or more in the last 5 years will be required to present an overseas criminal check (Police check)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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