Learning Support Assistant

Location: Hackney
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11388160HACKSA007
Salary: £75 - 100 per day
Job Published: 21 days ago

Are you looking for your next opportunity in Central London and want to make a difference in a supportive working environment? If this is you – we want to hear from you!

I am working closely with a Secondary School based in the Central London borough of Hackney.

They are currently recruiting for a Secondary Learning Support Assistants to join their team from SEPT 22. If this Teaching Assistant job is of interest to you, please get in contact today. 

About the School:

My client is looking for suitably qualified candidates to join their staff. The school is a large 4-5 form school based in Hackney.

  • The school has outstanding facilities, with state of art equipment and building. The classrooms are fitted with the latest technology.
  • Dedicated and purpose built spaces have been created including outdoor MUGA, Indoor sports hall and soundproof music rooms.
  • The staff strive to create an enthusiastic approach to teaching and learning where pastoral care is central. Staff are also encouraged in their own personal and professional development.
  • The school values providing an inclusive environment where students are encouraged to be the best that they can be. The school is committed to the well-being and achievement of students. They also value students making an influence in their society – making sustainable and authentic contributions for future generations.  
  • Results: Students have achieved excellent results performing inline or above average over time when matched against like schools and National averages.
  • The staff numbers are quite large. The school looks for staff, who are fully committed to supporting pupil’s academic and personal development. The school offers a range of staff benefits and opportunities in terms of professional development.

About the role:

My client is looking for enthusiastic and proactive Teaching Assistants  – open to both newly to the profession and established practitioners. 

As a dedicated Secondary Teacher Assistant, we aim to:

  • Work within your parameters
  • Be transparent with you in expectations about availability and details of any assignment
  • Support you with providing opportunities to CPD (such as Safeguarding courses)
  • Maintain contact and making sure that you are supported fully to reach your potential

About you:

  • Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a wider team
  • Demonstrate strong Literacy, Numeracy and communication skills is a must
  • Additional certification (e.g. Level 3 Cache) is desirable.
  • Experience in sports groups and community groups or recent graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to graduates looking for experience across the education sector.
  • Have experience in dealing with students with additional needs is desirable but not necessary.
  • Be highly organized and flexibility to work 121 with students and in smaller groups as well.
  • Be committed in setting high expectations in behaviour for learning is a must.
  • Display passionate approach in ensuring all students achieve their potential and are supported in their learning and development.
  • Show a steady career or study history with ability to supply a minimum of 2 recent references covering the last 3 years. Strong references are necessary for this role.

What we offer:

  • Dedicated consultant working on your behalf
  • Day to Day roles with progression to long term roles
  • long term role for suitable candidates matching specific positions and placements
  • Access to Safeguarding professional development – with over 50 online courses available to Diploma and Certificate level
  • Competitive rates
  • Representing and trusted by more than 4000 clients across the UK – being preferred suppliers to schools
  • We’ve assisted over 10,000 candidates being gainfully employed
  • Protocol Education has received REC status, won ISO 9001 Customer Service awards and Investors in People accreditation 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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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