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Learning Support Assistant required in Chesterfield

  • Location: Derbyshire County Council
  • Start date: 05 Jul 2016
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE10791118
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Laura Read
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
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Job description
Learning Support Assistant required in Chesterfield Secondary School

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant in a secondary school in Chesterfield . The position will involve working with pupils with a range of learning needs and vulnerable pupils facing behavioural, emotional and social difficulties on a one to one basis and in small groups as well as supporting the teacher with whole class sessions.

The setting will involve working with both Key Stages 3 and 4 pupils within a small centre attached to the mainstream school and within the mainstream school itself. The classrooms are spacious with Art, cooking and ICT suites, you will work with pupils to build their confidence as well as support them within literacy and numeracy.

The school has a welcoming team who are very passionate about the pupils and guiding them to achieve and succeed. The school would benefit from an enthusiastic committed and driven person to join their team. Pupils can often display difficult behaviour so it is essential the candidate has excellent behaviour management who will not be fazed by sometimes challenging behaviour.

The person will need to be motivated, resilient and very organised, be able to understand individual needs and ways to bring out the best in each individual pupil, they will have strong behaviour management skills and be enthusiastic, having a passion to encourage young people to learn.

It is essential that you are based in the UK with right to work. Due to the nature of this position it is essential all applicants hold or are willing to apply for an enhanced DBS and are able to provide 2 referees within the last 2 years.

Please note: 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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