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Learning Support Assistant – SEND

  • SectorSEND
  • LocationSheffield
  • Contract TypeContract, Daily Supply, Full-time
  • Salary£100 / daily
  • Date Posted13 May 2024
  • Reference

Job Description

  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Sheffield
  • July 19, 2024
  • Learning Support Assistant – SEND
  • Sheffield
  • Full time term time only
  • Pay to scale

A special educational needs school in Sheffield are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support pupils on a full-time basis (term time only).

The school caters for pupils aged 11 -19 years with ASC (Autistic Spectrum Conditions) SCLN (Speech, language, and communication needs) and other complex needs across several sites in the area.

They require a Learning Support Assistant, ideally with previous experience providing support for young people with additional needs, and who is committed to increasing life chances for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The successful applicant will join an established team of class and senior teachers, and Learning Support Assistants. The role is permanent after a 12 weeks trial period for the right candidate.

Team Teach qualification is required although training can be provided.

The successful candidate will:

  • Minimum Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools or equivalent
  • Have experience in an education or health care setting, and be able to liaise with a large, multi-disciplinary team
  • Have excellent communication skills and will be responsible for providing feedback to pupils and their parents/carers on a regular basis
  • Ideally have a valid Team Teach certificate
  • Be comfortable with personal care and support feeding due to the complexity of pupil needs
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop a happy, safe, and stimulating learning environment which meets pupils’ physical, academic, social and emotional needs
  • Support young people to develop their confidence, resilience, and independence for life beyond school
  • Support teachers in the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum which meets individual needs and prepares pupils for employment and success after their school journey
  • Liaise with parents/carers and a multi-disciplinary team to ensure holistic support for pupils and provide a wide range of experience

We are a leading education recruitment agency placing Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Cover Supervisors, HLTAs and Nursery Nurses into Schools and Nurseries across Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Dedicated and specialist consultants committed to supporting you
  • CCS Framework provider
  • Competitive rates of daily pay
  • £100 refer a friend scheme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all supply staff to share this commitment. As part of our recruitment process, we will undertake the necessary checks to complete your registration with us, inclusive of a video interview, current references and DBS check.

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