learning support assistant in wallsend

21 September 2018
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
job type
£ 8 per year
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wallsend, north east
sub specialism
Education support
job type
working hours
£ 8 per year
Non Teaching
reference number
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
0161 247 8800
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job description

Learning Support Assistant

Are you passionate about supporting students to reach their full potential? Are you dedicated to support those who may face challenges in education?

Does this sound like you?

You could be supporting students with Special Educational Needs including Autism, Asperger's and moderate and severe learning difficulties by helping them achieve their potential by providing learning support both in and out of class.

Your Benefits for working with Randstad

* full time face to face on-site immediate support from manager
* 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
* opt out pension scheme
* competitive salary of £8 p/h


The advantage of this new start in life is that no day will be the same, each day will bring a new fulfilling experience.

* Adhere to and implement student behaviour plans/ behaviour strategies
* Ability to monitor students' progress and set new targets whilst communicating effectively with colleagues, parents, carers and students
* Work under the direction of the teacher during sessions
* To deliver a high standard of support for learners with ALS needs on a 1:1 or small group basis
* Students require a lot of social/emotional/pastoral support particularly within their friendship group
* Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carers and students
* Developing learners' English and Maths skills whilst keeping students engaged on the task
* Supporting students' needs including at times of distress, anxiety, and confusion this may be during breaks and lunch time
* Promoting students independence within the community and college environment
* Escorting students to and from taxis and during activities in the community

Requirements for this role

* Caring, understanding nature with a real desire to support students with additional support needs
* Understanding of what a 'person centred approach' means
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Be able to work under own initiative
* A proactive and "common sense approach"
* Understand the concept of "support" in education being different to "care"
* Manage stressful situations
* Be able to support students who may experience challenging behaviour and/or emotional difficulties

Desirable for this role

* Experience of children/adults with ASD/Asperger Syndrome
* Experience of SLDD settings
* Teaching experience
* Teaching support experience

If you feel like this exciting, fulfilling and unmissable opportunity is what you need to enhance your life I cannot wait to speak to you, please click apply but 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.




NVQ level 2

educational requirements