Learning Support Assistant

Cheshire, SK11 Emma Bloore
All/Full Time £500.00 - £600.00

Posted 16 days ago

Role: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Macclesfield

Salary: £500 - £600 per week

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Learning support assistant looking for a new role for January? We are currently working in partnership with a fantastic school in Macclesfield, where the needs of the students are number one priority. The school are seeking a Learning support assistant, on a long-term basis, with a potential of becoming a permanent position for the right Learning support assistant. As a Learning support Assistant your main responsibility will be to work in partnership with our teaching staff to facilitate learning opportunities and create a safe environment for our students.


As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting and mentoring our students throughout their educational journey. Your main responsibility will be to provide guidance, instruction across a variety of different subjects at a secondary level. Your expertise and approach will empower students to develop their skills, gain confidence, and build resilience.


 About the school

The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum with both practical and vocational routes available. We have a huge focus on student wellbeing and pride ourselves on creating an environment that is challenging and supportive. Students have access to an on-site counsellor who supports them to challenge their mindset and approach to learning. The school is currently extending their vocational study options as of September following them obtaining a new building which is going to reflect each workplace setting. Students will have the opportunity to do hands on learning that will allow them to obtain the qualifications to be successful in the future.

Although we support students who may display challenging behaviour at times, the school has strong values and ethos and actively works with students to understand, manage, and regulate their feelings. As a result, challenging behaviour is an infrequent occurrence.

Our students work towards reintegrating back into mainstream provision by providing the tools and strategies to support their future. Our school was recently refurbished in 2023 with a huge renovation and extension to ensure the learning environment was fit for purpose. We now offer opportunities like a D&T workshop, hairdressing, and an extensive art workshop.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on students' lives and are looking for a meaningful Learning Mentor opportunity, we encourage you to apply for Learning Support Assistant role at our alternative provision free school in Macclesfield. Join us in creating a supportive and challenging environment where our students can thrive!


Key Responsibilities:

- To support students to access their learning.

- Support the students to become re-engaged with their learning.

- Model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Communicate effectively and build rapport and common interests with the students to inspire and motivate them.

- To prepare the students for life beyond school.


Key Requirements:

- An ability to relate to students with SEMH needs

- Ability to work independently

- Strong communication skills.

- Resilience and the ability to model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Ability to inspire and motivate students.

- Willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Prior experience within the hair and beauty industry.


The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Cover Supervisor and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill you’re understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

-£75 referral scheme - If you refer a friend to us both you and your friend will receive a £75 bonus following the successful completion of 10 days.


If you are interested in this Learning Support Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Learning Support Assistant role please contact Emma Bloore, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Cheshire office in Nantwich.


Alternatively, if this role isn’t quite right for you, please do get in contact as we are currently working on several exciting opportunities within the Cheshire area which could be the right role for you.


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