Learning Support Assistant

Location: Manchester
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: LSASC202
Salary: £85 - 105 per day + PAYE No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: 22 days ago

Protocol Education is currently seeking applicants who are seeking a career working with children in the Education Sector as a Learning Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant.

In this highly rewarding role, you will be supporting children with SEND and SEMH needs, such as ADHD, Autism, Anxiety/Depression/complex learning disabilities, or being identified as having a statement of an educational need or an Educational, health and care plan (EHCP). The impact of COVID-19 and backlog in time out of education has taken a toll on young children's growth and development, resulting in a higher demand for support across schools in the UK to help with catch-up. 

We work with a number of schools who have a high demand for additional staff, with both short-term and long-term placements available. We have some positions starting from Easter half-term, with the potential to go on until the end of the academic year (July 2024). There is also the opportunity to go permanent with the school you are placed in, this however depending on what the school is looking for. 

This role is a perfect opportunity for applicants with backgrounds in Care or Psychology for example, who are seeking a position working in the likes of Child Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, or to be a Educational Psychologist.  

Key requirements:

  • Working Monday-Friday (term-time only)
  • Hours of between typically 8:30am-3:30pm
  • Have excellent communication skills 
  • Have a passion for supporting children
  • Have an understanding of SEND and SEMH needs

Protocol Eduction can offer:

  • Competitive rates that express your experience and responsibilities
  • CPD during half term or summer
  • Free Webinars
  • Social events
  • NQT/ECT network and community
  • CV writing assistance and marketing tools
  • £50 refer a friend scheme*

If you have what it takes, you can join an experienced, innovative team with incredible potential! Don't delay. Apply today to avoid disappointment!

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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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