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Learning Support Assistant job vacancy in Somerset

Job type:
£55 to £65 per day
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Learning Support Assistant job vacancy in Somerset, Temporary position

ITN Mark Education is working with several SEND schools in Somerset who are constantly seeking positive and enthusiastic Learning Support assistants. We are currently looking for LSAs with experience of working with students with SEN in particular PMLD, ASD and EBD.

Successful applicants must have:

  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • SEN Experience.
  • A patient and caring personality being able to handle stressful situations calmly
  • Commitment to learning and development of pupils
  • Flexibility, providing support where needed and working alongside staff to gain a full understanding of students needs
  • There may be an aspect of personal care.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting children in gaining independence in classroom and playground environments.
  • Working with individuals and groups during the day, actively supporting their learning experiences.
  • To undertake duties as directed by the teacher and the head teachers.

Desirable qualifications are:

  • Team Teach training
  • Experience in PECs, Makaton or other forms of non-verbal communication
  • Cache Level 3 or equivalent
  • Manual Handling training

What's on offer: In return you will receive

  • Highly competitive daily pay rates
  • Continued professional development
  • Experienced education recruitment specialists providing expert career guidance.
  • Recommend a friend reward system
  • This is also an excellent way to gain experience before applying for a PGCE, as you would often have the opportunity to work in different schools with different approaches to teaching & learning, behaviour management techniques and classroom settings. You would also be able to work with students who have SEN, and being able to cater for these students would be incredibly important in your teaching career

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