Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
  • Competitive
  • Long-Term
  • Haringey, London, England N15 6EB Haringey London South Holland N15 6EB
Job Ref: 1323POBLSA
Sector: Secondary Education
Date Added: 04 November 2020

Career Teachers are recruiting a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for a school based in Haringey.

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

- Full Time

- £70 - £80

- Pro Rata (Term Time Only)

- Start ASAP

- Haringey, London

The School

The school is innovative and ambitious with high expectations. The successful candidate will support and contribute to exciting and engaging lessons where students feel confident and inspired. The successful LSA will play a key role in supporting the schools vision that every single student should have the opportunity to learn and grow in every way possible through a broad and diverse curriculum that suits their needs and abilities.

The LSA will work with students in 1:1, small group environment and will have the opportunity to work with young people with a variety of SEND, EAL and other learning needs.

What the school and Career Teacher can offer:

  • A career mentor - you will have a go to person to support your journey
  • A supportive and collaborative team of experienced professionals to support your education career.
  • Incredible CPD and training opportunities to develop you skills and knowledge as a Teaching Assistant
  • A fun and sociable staff

The ideal candidate will:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent and ideally have basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • English, maths or science degree; desirable but not essential
  • Some Experience of working directly with young people and ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Ability to manage and be responsible for own workload.
  • Enjoy working with students from a range of ethnic backgrounds
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills and good interpersonal and communication skills, with an excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • Good administrative and organisational skills.
  • Ability to interest, encourage, motivate and engage children
  • Ability to work as part of a team; working effectively with people across a wide range of levels and responsibilities.
  • Computer literate - must have good ICT skills including a working knowledge of MS packages e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel etc., as well as using and updating records and databases.
  • Emotional maturity and resilience in dealing with challenging behaviours.
  • Willingness to continue professional development.
  • Commitment to maintaining high standards and expectations and commitment to contributing to academy life as a whole.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
03/01/2021 09:43:17
Contact Consultant:
Patrick O'Brien

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