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Learning Support Assistant job vacancy in South Gloucestershire

Job type:
South Gloucestershire
£14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Learning Support Assistant job vacancy in South Gloucestershire, Permanent position

Learning Support Assistant - REF LFB370027

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have previous SEN experience and are now looking to use this in an education setting? Do you enjoy outdoor activities and learning environments?

If you have answered yes to the above, this role would be for you…

ITN Mark Education is working with a unique SEN school in South Gloucestershire who is looking to recruit learning support assistants (LSAs) due to an increase in student numbers. This role is to start ASAP and will be a full time permanent contract.

The school provides an alternative to mainstream education, catering to students who have severe and moderate learning difficulties. This is an innovative school with staff willing to do whatever it takes to change students' lives.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience working with children/young adults with SEN
  • Possess a variety of classroom behaviour strategies
  • Be adaptable and able to act quickly in changes of environment
  • Be able to support children in both groups and 1-1
  • Have experience in communication systems such as picture exchange communication system (PECS), Makaton or Widgets.
  • There will be an aspect of personal care with this role, so previous training in manual handling will be advantageous

To apply you must have:

  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • A teaching qualification
  • UK QTS status
  • An enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one
  • Be able to provide references to cover a minimum of 2 years
  • Qualifications such as CACHE Level 3 (or equivalent), PECS or other forms of nonverbal communication or Team Teach are not essential but are very beneficial in this role.

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.