Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
£55 - £65 per day
about 1 year ago
Learning Support Assistant
We are currently seeking to recruit SEN Learning Support Assistants to work in special schools in the RCT and Merthyr area
- Salary: £55 - £65 per day
- Location: RCT/Merthyr
- No Payroll Fees
We have links with a number of Special Schools across RCT and Merthyr who have requirements for both short term and long-term cover. We can offer candidates experience in a wide range of settings which will enable you to build upon career goals, develop your knowledge and experience and enhance your professional skills.
The ideal candidate will have to be approachable, reliable and flexible to meet the needs of the schools, and have experience of special needs and nurture settings.
You will need to have a strong work ethic as you will be undertaking a wide range of responsibilities within the classroom, taking direction from the classroom teacher You will also have experience of working with SEN pupils within an educational setting, and have the ability to build strong rapport with challenging pupils in mainstream and nurture based provisions.
Duties will include:
- Undertaking tasks set by the class teacher
- Supporting children within the class
- Building up rapport between yourself and the pupils
- Managing the classroom under the direction of the class teacher
- Attending staff meetings
- Undertaking training to further develop your professional portfolio
- Supporting children with SEN (SEN settings)
- Working with small groups or 1-2-1
To apply for this position, you will need:
- Recent experience of working in a Mainstream classroom/or experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEN) in an educational setting
- A strong passion to enhance the development of pupils
- An approachable and positive attitude
- Hold relevant qualifications
- Be registered with the EWC
- Be confident in working with small groups and 1:1
- Hold a current DBS on the update service or willing to take one out
Benefits will include:
- Excellent rates of pay
- Quick registration (Enhanced DBS check)
- Flexible working hours
- Opportunity to work for a range of schools
- Professional development
- Weekly pay
- CV writing and support
- Interview preparation
- Free Training
- A company that listens and values you
- Recommend a Friend Scheme
- Employee of the month £50 Love2Shop voucher
- Holiday pay - option to have it paid on top of your wage weekly or option to have it accrued (paid term time)
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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.
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