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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Start date: 16 Apr 2018
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11005332
  • Branch: Sheffield Primary
  • Consultant: Rachael Field
  • Call: 0114 252 1970
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
A good school is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join the team in Sheffield. To be considered for this role, you must have a good understanding of the needs of children and be able to support a range of students that are all working at different achievement levels.

The ideal candidate should:
• Have previous experience working in a school environment would be beneficial but not essential.
• Be able to provide support to children, both 1:1 and/ or small groups
• Provide classroom support/ assist the teacher with daily tasks
• Be able to work well in a team as well as independently
• Be patient and be able to adjust mainstream activities to fit the needs of the children
• Can make a positive contribution to the school as a whole

The schools ethos and values are:
• To provide a warm and safe environment for all children where everyone feels valued
• To provide a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum which is relevant to the children's needs and interests.
• To create a supportive environment that promotes communication, collaboration and reflection

Please note the following requirements prior to applying for this position:

1. You will need to supply two years of references of which at least one must be from a school setting.
2. You must have a good level of both spoken and written English

We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.

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