Learning Support Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00095798-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £65.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

ABC Teachers is seeking an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work in an SEN School in Lichfield full-time. 

About the role:

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be able to effectively provide support to the class teacher and a team of experienced support staff.
Able to adapt your approach, tailoring to the needs of the students you’re working with.
Supporting students with moderate and more complex additional needs on a 1:1 and small nurture group basis.
The role is full time, with the possibility to be ongoing for the right candidate.
About the school:

The school caters for students with moderate educational needs, with some additional needs like speech and language difficulties.
A passionate and supportive staff team that do their all to provide the best education for their young people.
Easily accessible from Tamworth, Rugeley, Burntwood and the surrounding areas.
About you:

To be considered for the Learning Support Assistant position, you will:

Have previous experience working with children and young people with a range of special educational needs, such as autism and sensory needs.
Suitable qualifications such as Youth Work, Health and Social Care or Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools are desired but not essential.
Have strong communications skills with the ability to quickly build rapport with students
Able to obtain suitable references and a DBS check.
ABC Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About ABC Teachers  
ABC Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and

What ABC Teachers offer

As a valued employee of ABC Teachers, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply
If you are a Learning Support Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across ABC Teachers, please contact our SEND team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.