Learning Support Assistant / LSA

Job Ref: MRLSA181029
Sector: Special Education
Job Type: Long-Term
Date Added: 29 October 2018
  • Merton, London, England South Holland
  • £17,000 - £19,000 per year
    YEAR
  • Matthew Robinson
  • 020 7105 3499
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Learning Support Assistant / LSA - Merton - Primary

£17,000 - £20,000 per annum or up to £95 a day (Dependent on Experience)

Learning Support Assistant / LSA - Merton - Primary needed for November 2018

Are you an experienced Learning Support Assistant / LSA seeking a new opportunity for November 2018?

Career Teachers are assisting a vibrant and inclusive primary school in Merton with the recruitment of a full time Learning Support Assistant /LSA. You will be joining an experienced team of practitioners to work alongside and share ideas and activities, providing SEN Support.

About the School - Merton- London

The school is a dynamic 2 form entry Primary School based in the fairly affluent and largely residential, inner city borough Merton, popular with young professionals due to its open spaces, parks, and playing fields. This full time Learning Support Assistant position will be contracted for the full academic year. There is also possibility that this role could lead to a generous offer of a permanent placement. Experience working with children with complex needs, challenging behaviour, SEMH, autism and other associated learning difficulties is required.

  • 2 form entry primary school
  • Rated 'Good' by Ofsted
  • Bright spacious classrooms with state of the art technology
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Small class sizes
  • Offers excellent CPD
  • Easily accessible from many boroughs of London (situated within great transport links)

Person Specification - Learning Support Assistant / LSA - Merton

To be considered for this role, you must have some experience working with children with complex needs, challenging behaviour, SEMH, autism and other associated learning difficulties. The School is looking for someone who is committed to assisting the raising of attainment of primary aged students. Successful Applicants will be subject to references and an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for a new DBS. If you are a dedicated SEN TA / Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant looking for a school in a class of its own, focused on providing an inclusive environment then this is the perfect position for you.

  • Proven experience as an SEN TA /Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant is required
  • Have strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Have good behaviour management skills
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references (desirable) and valid DBS/police checks

About the Role - Learning Support Assistant / LSA - Merton

This full time position will be 5 days a week and will be contracted for the full academic year, with potential for a permanent contract for the right practitioner. Experience working with children with complex needs, challenging behaviour, SEMH, autism and other associated learning difficulties is required. The successful applicant will become an integral part of the SEND team and will receive a full induction. The school has a supportive team of practitioners and you will have access to all continuous professional development courses and materials.

  • SEN TA / Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Flexible on key stage EYFS - KS2
  • Full Time
  • Working with students with ASD, PMLD, learning and behavioural issues and speech and language difficulties, emotional and social difficulties.
  • Assisting in a mainstream school in the classroom, with small groups or 1:1
  • Salary ranging up to £19,000 per annum or up to £85 a day (dependant on experience)
  • November 2018 Start
  • Contracted for the full academic year with the potential to be offered a permanent contract

When you apply with Career Teachers, you will receive:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
  • Opportunities to progress your career
  • Ongoing career advice from a dedicated consultant
  • Free face to face CPD courses.

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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.

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