• Ongoing
  • Secondary
  • Temporary
  • Chester
  • Salary: £13.21 - 16.25 per hour + Free Ongoing Training
  • Ref: LSAW/BN/CH
  • Apply Now

Learning Support Assistant

Description

At the Educate Group, we have the same outlook as you. We know that enabling positive outcomes for young children isn’t an overnight fix and that many long hours will be ahead.

That’s why we need committed and enthusiastic individuals like you to join our existing team of supply teaching assistants. We work with secondary and additional learning needs (ALN) schools across Chester and Cheshire West.

We have inundated requests from schools for teaching assistants searching for part-time and full-time hours.

We would love to hear from you if you are eager to start every day with a fresh outlook. Our work with children isn’t about us; we are a team of educators and school support staff who work towards ensuring children have the necessary support to access education.

Suppose you are considering a career in teaching. In that case, this role offers an excellent opportunity to gain real-life, practical classroom experience and free training from our team of educators.

Benefits of working with the Educate Group

  • Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
  • Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
  • Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
  • Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
  • Opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
  • Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.

Responsibilities of a Learning Support Assistant:

  • Help pupils access the curriculum by working with individual children, small groups or whole class.
  • Manage student behaviour.
  • Assess progress and provide feedback.
  • Create a positive learning environment, providing support during activities.
  • Help with administrative tasks.
  • Follow school policies and procedures.

 Requirements of a Learning Support Assistant:

  • No qualifications are required, although good standards of literacy and numeracy are needed.
  • Experience working or volunteering with children or young people would be beneficial.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively.
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.

Registrations required to be a Learning Support Assistant:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.

Notes:

  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact one of our team on 01978 281881.

 

Hours Part Time

Sector Secondary

Reference LSAW/BN/CH

  • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Check the box below to confirm you have read and understood our Privacy Policy
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.