Learning Support Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: LSA306
Salary: £83.85 - 95.00 per day
Job Published: 16 days ago

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Support Assistants to join our team and work in various primary schools. As an LSA, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and social development of students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Support: Assist teachers in delivering engaging and effective lessons, providing individual and group support to students.
  • Special Educational Needs: Work with children with special educational needs, adapting activities to meet their individual needs and ensuring they have access to the curriculum.
  • Behaviour Management: Help maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment, managing behaviour in line with school policies.
  • Learning Activities: Support the planning and delivery of learning activities, including preparing resources and setting up learning spaces.
  • Pastoral Care: Offer emotional and social support to students, fostering a safe and nurturing learning environment.
  • Communication: Liaise with teachers, parents, and other professionals to support students' progress and well-being.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths. A relevant qualification in education or childcare is desirable.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with children in an educational setting is preferred. Experience with SEN children is a strong advantage.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, patience, and a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Flexibility: Ability to adapt to different school environments and work effectively as part of a team.

Why Join Us:

  • Flexible Working: Choose assignments that fit your schedule and preferences.
  • Professional Development: Access to training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and career prospects.
  • Supportive Team: Be part of a supportive and friendly team committed to making a difference in education.
  • Competitive Pay: Receive competitive rates of pay and benefits.

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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