Learning Support Assistant

Totnes, Devon, England
£11860 per annum
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Hours: Term-time only (40 weeks per annum)
Salary: £11,860.00 per annum based on a 1320 annualised hour contract

This is an opportunity to join a small independent specialist college for students with learning disabilities based in Dartington, Totnes which in February 2016 was judged by OFSTED as 'Good'.

As part of the ongoing development of the College they are now seeking Learning Support Assistants to work flexibly, collaboratively and take specific responsibilities under the direction of a teacher to deliver education and training to learning disabled students. They are looking for individuals to be a key person in supporting their students who will inspire and encourage them through the transition from school and delivering the students stated outcomes to enable them to participate in independent living and working.

Applicants must have 5 A* - C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) including Maths and English at Grade C or above (or equivalent) as well as excellent IT skills. In addition, recent experience of working with children/young people with learning difficulties within an education setting is essential. Experience of working with complex & challenging behaviour is desirable.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

They offer a competitive salary, full training and on-going support in your role so you can achieve your career ambitions as well as a company pension and a staff discount scheme.

Children and young adults are at the heart of everything we do so if you share this passion we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date for applications: 5pm, Friday 28th October, 2016
Interviews will be held: Wednesday 2nd November, 2016

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