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Learning Support Assistant


Teaching Personnel

£10.77 - 11.90 per hour

Southend-on-Sea

Temporary | Full Time

25/01/2023

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Do you have a passion for supporting children in their social and academic development?  

Would you like a new an exciting opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a passionate, dedicated, and enthusiastic candidate to work as a Learning Support Assistant in Southend. This is a very rewarding role, where no two days will be the same. Your role will be assisting with the class teacher in highly regarded SEN school.

Role: Learning Support Assistant  
Pay: Starts at £10.77 – £11.90 per hour 
Location: Southend
Hours: 08:30am - 3:30pm (Monday to Friday) 
 
Main Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Required to work on a 1:1 basis with the selected pupil encouraging and supporting the work set by the class teacher. 
  • Shadow the pupil during all lessons throughout the day and potentially during lunch time. 
  • Ensuring the pupil is work ready with all the correct equipment and is on time. 
  • During the lessons you may need to prevent potential disruption that may occur, de-escalating situations and stepping in to remove the pupil from the lesson if needed.  
  • Establish productive working relationships with the pupil and set expectations.  
  • To give positive encouragement, feedback, and praise to reinforce pupils’ efforts and develop self-esteem.  
  • Promote the inclusion of pupils and encourage pupils to interact with each other.  

The Ideal Candidate will be someone who is; 

  • Positive, energetic, and patient. 
  • Has the ability to use their own initiative in challenging situations that may arise. 
  • Takes the hands-on approach and is always ready to support the pupil and class teacher. 
  • Able to have the ability to develop strong relationships between the pupil. 
  • Passionate for working with the special educational need’s environment. 
  • Able to keep calm under pressure. 
  • Motivational and has a supportive nature. 

In Return, Teaching Personnel will offer you;  

  • A dedicated, passionate, and educated Recruitment Consultant who will regularly contact and complete check-in calls. 
  • Excellent rates of pay through PAYE. 
  • Access to your individual online portal which will include an online diary, discounted CPD courses through our CPD Academy such as Level 2 Safeguarding and Understanding Autism.  
  • Recommend a friend referral scheme

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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