learning support assistant in torquay

27 November 2018
alex mcmahon, randstad education
job type
£ 55 - £ 65 per day
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torquay, south west
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 55 - £ 65 per day
reference number
alex mcmahon, randstad education
0161 200 1930
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job description

Do you have experience taking responsibility for playing a part in developing children's learning? Have you got what it takes to support learners and help them to make progress in the next stage of their education? Are you a positive individual who is looking for a SEN Learning Support Assistant role?

If you find yourself answering 'yes' to the previous questions, then apply to this position today!

Secondary schools in the Torquay area are looking for a SEN teaching assistant on a long-term basis who can bring enthusiasm and eagerness to the workplace. The role could produce some challenges so the candidate they are looking for must be adaptable and open-minded


* Dedicated consultants with experience of working in education
* Free training provided
* Refer to a friend scheme with the opportunity to earn up to £300
* Specialist career advice
* Free parking
* Lots of CPD opportunities


* Building positive relationships with pupils
* Working 1:1 with pupils with special educational needs
* Support the ethos of the school by implementing the Behaviour policy and school expectations
* Encourage and support other staff in the area of work
* Ensure that pupils are properly safeguarded and supported following the school's Health & Safety guidance


* Assist pupils individually and in groups with their work following the direction and guidance of the Teacher
* Work with pupils both inside the classroom and elsewhere to encourage independence and maintain personal confidence
* Bring issues to the class teacher to ensure pupils behave in class and engage appropriately
* Support basic administrative duties such as photocopying, filing and displaying work
* Supervise pupils at break times where and when designated

Don't hesitate to apply now and get in touch by either emailing alex.mcmahon@randstad.co.uk or calling click for number to register as soon as possible.

You will need to satisfy eligibility to work criteria, referencing details and have a DBS (we can help you to obtain) that is registered on the update service.


121 teaching experience,ability to communicate with parents,ability to work well under pressure,able to inspire,be a role model,building rapport with children,career driven,communication,effective discipline,empathy,engaging,excellent time management,FMS experience,good behaviour management skills,good classroom management,good communication skills,good sense of humour,high expectations,keen to contribute to the life of the school,key stage 3 experience,key stage 4 experience,key stage 5 experience,knowledge of A-level specification,knowledge of curriculum,knowledge of GCSE specification,knowledge of subject,motivated,partake in extra curricular activities,passion for education,SEN experience,set clear objectives,SIMS experience,sixth form experience,teaching assistant experience,team player,work well autonomously,years 7-11 experience


CACHE level 1 or 2,CACHE level 2 or 3,health and social care experience,health and social care qualifications (NVQ),NVQ level 2,NVQ level 2 in children,NVQ level 3

educational requirements