learning support assistant in leicester

posted
07 January 2019
contact
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
job type
contract
salary
£ 9 per hour
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posted
location
leicester, east midlands
specialism
student support
job type
contract
working hours
Part-Time
salary
£ 9 per hour
reference number
KB12
contact
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
phone
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Learning Support Assistant

Are you looking for a flexible role where you can help students reach their full potential? Are you looking for a role which will fit around your current commitments?

You could be supporting students with learning difficulties through providing learning support both in and out of class.

If you are looking for a flexible working pattern or part time work we would love to discuss this opportunity with you.

Your Benefits for working with Randstad



* FREE on-site car parking
* FREE DBS check - Save you £50!
* your own dedicated consultant to support your queries
* flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
* holiday accrued pay for you to take in your Christmas, Easter and Summer periods
* competitive salary of £9.00 p/h

Responsibilities

The advantage of this opportunity that no day will be the same, each day will bring a new fulfilling experience.



* work under the direction of the teacher during sessions
* develop learners' independence
* students require a lot of social/emotional/pastoral support particularly within their friendship groups
* to deliver a high standard of support for learners with additional learning support needs on a 1:1 or small group basis
* develop learners' English and Maths skills
* escorting students to and from taxis and during activities in the community
* adhere to and implement student behaviour plans/ behaviour strategies
* ability to monitor students' progress and set new targets
* ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carers and students

Requirements for this role



* caring, understanding with a real desire to support students with additional support needs
* good written and verbal communication skills
* be able to work under own initiative
* a proactive and "common sense approach"
* ability to understand the concept of "support" in education being different to "care"
* ability to manage stressful situations
* be able to support students who may experience challenging behaviour and / or emotional difficulties
* ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carer's and students
* successful applicants must be suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults

Desirable for this role



* Experience of supporting individuals with learning difficulties or special education needs

If you have an aspiration to make a difference in these students lives then apply online today. If you have any questions then please contact Kate Bagshaw on 0161 247 8800. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you are successful we will arrange a telephone interview where we would inform you on the call whether you have passed the interview, then we take you through the registration process. The registration process varies between 2 weeks - 6 weeks, which include naming a few: documents; contract signing; minimum 2 referees.

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

skills

empathy,good written communication,grammar,listening,managing case-loads,multitasking,one-to-one support,oral communication,organisation,presentation,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,spelling,time management,understanding of demands of study,working with students,written communication

qualification

high school

educational requirements

GCSE english (or equivalent),Level 2 in english (e