Learning Support Assistant

Location: Colchester
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary
Reference: SENLSA7H
Salary: £70 - 85 per day + £250 referral bonus
Job Published: 27 days ago

Protocol Education are working with a mainstream Primary school located in Colchester.

The school are currently recruiting for a caring, supportive and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a child that has special educational needs. 

You must previous experience working with children that have SEN. The school are looking to appoint an LSA as soon as possible. This role is a full time position until the end of the academic year with a chance to go permanent at the end of the contract. 

This is a full time position, Monday to Friday (8:20am - 3:30pm)

The ideal candidate:

- MUST have previous experience working with SEN children 

- Patient and understanding approach

- Takes the hands-on approach and is always ready to support the pupil and class teacher. 

- Passionate about working with SEN children

· A high level of emotional intelligence and excellent communication/interaction skills

· Energy, enthusiasm and a flexible approach with the ability to look upon demands as an opportunity to be positive and inspirational

The Role: 

- Required to work on a 1:1 basis with the selected pupil encouraging and supporting the work set by the class teacher

- Ensuring the pupil is work ready with all the correct equipment and is on time

- Shadowing the pupil during all lessons throughout the day 

Protocol Education will offer you:

  • An extremely competitive pay rate
  • Weekly pay which is paid through PAYE (No hidden umbrella costs)
  • A team of professional and experienced consultants to guide you
  • CPD - face-to-face and online training
  • Around-the-clock support and assistance from Protocol Education
  • £250 Refer a Friend

Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We provide schools with the teaching, support and SEN staff they need to be successful, while helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff find rewarding work that furthers their careers.

If you are interested and would like to apply for this position or would like further information on how we can support you please click apply now or email your CV to emily.scott@protocol-education.com.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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