Learning Support Assistant

Lincolnshire, LN2 Ruth Jarman
Temporary/Full Time £400.00 - £450.00

Posted 1 month ago

Role: Learning Support Assistant.

Location: Lincoln and surrounding areas.

Contract: Full-Time/ Part-Time.

Salary: £400 - £450 per week.

Start Date: Immediate.

Are you experienced in SEND or SEMH? Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want flexibility in you schedule? Have you got a passion for education? If so, this could be the role for you…

At Simply Education, we are seeking someone to join our team of dedicated Learning Support Assistants, to work in a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or a Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) setting. The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about education and is hard-working and dedicated.

We work in partnership with a number of specialist schools across the county, and they are designed to cater to students who may struggle to thrive in mainstream educational settings due to various challenges. As part of this role, you would be supporting students with a range of activities, ensuring they can access learning.

Key roles and responsibilities:

• Assist with behaviour management strategies and interventions to support students in managing their emotions and behaviour. This includes using positive reinforcement techniques and de-escalation methods when necessary.

• Provide emotional support and a safe, nurturing environment for students. Building positive relationships with students is essential to help them feel secure and valued.

• Maintain open and effective communication with teachers, parents, and other professionals involved in the students' care and education. Report any concerns or significant developments promptly.

• Promote inclusivity by assisting students in participating in mainstream classes or activities when appropriate, helping to bridge the gap between special education and mainstream education.

Requirements:

• Experience working with children who have additional needs OR alternatively, experience working with young adults in a support/car industry.

• Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills.

• Knowledge of relevant SEND legislation and best practices.

• Patience, empathy, and genuine passion for supporting students with additional needs.

• Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (Preferred but not essential)

The key benefits of working with Simply Education are…

• Your own dedicated consultant with around the clock access via phone.

• Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

• Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

• £75 refer-a-friend scheme.

• FREE 2-day teaching assistant course provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wanting to gain some experience in SEND/SEMH and this is equally a very rewarding role. If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then please don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact Ruth Jarman on ruth.j@simplyeducation.co.uk or alternatively on 0772129794 at our Lincoln office.

* As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *

REF: RVJ-SEN048-PE23

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