LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT Location: Barnsley Start date: Immediate Contract type: Long term, temporary. Job type: full/part time Schedule: Mon- Fri Salary: £80 – £90 Leader Education is currently recruiting for multiple Learning Support Assistants for a specialist SEND school in Barnsley. This school provides education and support to children from early years through to Post 16, these children experience barriers to learning such as communication and interaction difficulties of complex physical and/or medical conditions. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with children, students, or adults with additional needs in a school or support setting and will have had moving and handling training. The job: Provide support to students with SEND needs in a small group or 1-1 setting Understand and follow individual health and care plans To take direction and assist the class teacher Help and allow students develop their own voice Ensure the best quality of education for each pupil Provide a safe, stimulating, happy and friendly environment Engage with the students throughout their learning whilst in the classroom Create and maintain supportive and calming relationships with the students Liaising with SENCO and the designated safeguarding lead to promote positive outcomes.You: Have experience of working with children/students with SEND needs Are knowledgeable, dedicated, and passionate Are understanding and have empathy Have a passion for teaching and learning Ability to make learning enjoyable and fun Be trained in moving and handling – essential Ideally Team Teach trained but not essential – free training is available Are motivated and enthusiastic Have great communication skills Have a fun but firm presence.Leader Education can offer: Competitive pay rates: £80 – £90 per day Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply) Free CPD including Team Teach A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period Staff socialsIf you have the above skills and believe you are a great match for the role, please apply now. Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks
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