Learning Support Assistant

WR Group Limited
TQ9 6EQ, Totnes
£12,097 Plus Benefits
02 May 2017
31 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Learning Support Assistant 
Dartington, Nr Totnes 

Are you a Learning Support Assistant looking for a role where you can enable young people to achieve their ambitions? Want to develop an exciting career where you can make a positive, lasting impact? If so, read on. 

About Our Client 

Our client is a small independent specialist college for students with learning disabilities. They are dedicated to broadening their students' horizons and enabling them to become independent and gain the skills they need to become successful adults. 

As part of ongoing development plans, our client is now looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join them in September 2017, working during term time only. 

Your Rewards 

- £12,097 per annum (based on a 1,320 annualised hours contract) 
- Excellent training 
- Company pension 
- Staff discount scheme 
- Childcare vouchers 

Our client champions the right of all individuals to lead a happy, safe and full life. They foster a positive culture of respect, collaboration and learning where staff and students alike are encouraged to realise their full potential. 

As part of this passionate team, you will have the chance to pursue your professional ambitions, gain valuable industry qualifications and play an integral role in helping young people to achieve their goals. 

The Role 

As a Learning Support Assistant, you'll help Teachers to deliver high quality and engaging education and training to students with learning disabilities. 

In this rewarding role, you will: 

- Inspire and encourage students through the transition from school to college 
- Enable students to participate in independent living and working 
- Facilitate a positive, supportive learning environment 
- Help students to realise their full potential 

About You 

To become one of our client's Learning Support Assistants, you will need: 

- Experience of working with children and/or young people with learning difficulties within an education environment 
- Excellent IT skills 
- At a minimum, five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including Maths and English 
- Outstanding communication skills 
- A positive and proactive approach 

Experience of working with complex and challenging behaviour would be beneficial, but this is by no means essential. 

Other organisations may call this role a Teaching Assistant, TA, Tutor, Personal Tutor or Behavioural Support Assistant. Our client is also interested in hearing from people who have held the post of Learning Coach, Classroom Assistant, Educational Assistant or Learning Support Co-ordinator. 

Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applications for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Monday 15th May 2017. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday 22nd May 2017. 

So, if you'd like to join our client as a Learning Support Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Working hours: c33 hours per week, term time only (1,320 hours per annum)