Learning Support Assistant

Location: Billericay
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: lsa00
Salary: £18.5k - 18.8k per year
Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Location: East of England, Essex, Billericay

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Salary: £18500 - £18800 Per annum

Job Duties:

  • Provide support to students with learning difficulties or disabilities
  • Assist in implementing individual education plans
  • Work closely with teachers to provide additional support in the classroom
  • Help students with personal care and mobility needs
  • Monitor and record student progress

Required Qualifications:

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Experience working with individuals with special educational needs
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant experience in a similar role within an educational setting
  • Knowledge of different learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Understanding of safeguarding procedures
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • First Aid training
  • Mental Health First Aid qualification

Working Conditions:

  • Working hours may vary, including some evenings or weekends for special events
  • Potential exposure to challenging behaviour from students
  • Opportunity for professional development and training

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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