Posted 18 days ago
Learning Support Assistant – Wigan
Full time – Temporary to permanent
Starting as soon as possible
Salary - £70.00 to £85.00 per day
Here at Simply Education, we are working with SEND school in Wigan and they need Learning Support Assistants to join them as soon as possible. The right candidate will need to be a kind and patient individual who is looking to work with young people with learning disabilities.
As a LSA you could expect to work in small groups or on a 1-2-1 basis with pupils with social and emotional needs, ADHD, and ASD. You would work with the pupils inside and outside of the classroom supporting them with a range of activities.
As the successful Learning Support Assistant / Teaching Assistant, you may have had experience working with children for different settings such as;
• Sports coaches
• Swim coaches
• Performing arts coaches
• Clubs – scouts, brownies, etc
• Volunteer reading with children in schools (lots of parents do this)
• 121/PRU work
• Social workers
• Foster carers
• Family support workers
• Healthcare – some links to SEN
• Police/army cadet trainers
• Summer/activity camps
• Church education
In return for your hard work you will have access to the following;
Free CPD training on ADHD, Autism and De-escalation delivered by our education development managers who are ex Assistant Head Teachers. They have the skills and knowledge to guide you in your new career.
Your own dedicated SEND Consultant Toby Greenall who has over 6 years experience working with schools across Greater Manchester and Liverpool.
What you need to do now:
If you're interested in joining us, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV over. You can also email a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form.
If this position isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local Manchester office on 0161 388 1676 for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.REF: TJG-LSA-WIGA