Learning Support Assistant - Manchester

Prospero Teaching
7.83 - 7.84 GBP Annual
14 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant
Special Needs College in Openshaw (East Manchester)
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm
GBP60 per day
Temporary to Permanent Opportunity to start ASAP

Prospero Teaching are looking to find candidates temporary to permanent positions working as a learning support assistant.
The role is at a special needs college based in Openshaw which caters for young adults with profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex needs and autism.
As a learning support assistant you will be working 1-1 and in small groups with these young adults.

The successful candidate will ideally:
*Be enthusiastic, driven and conscientious
*Have previous experience working with children or adults with severe SEN
*Have experience of personal care as you would be expected to assist with feeding, washing and toileting for pupils of all ages, 16-25 years.
*Excellent communication skills
*Hold a current DBS checked against Children & Adults (on the update service) or be willing to apply for a new one through Prospero Teaching

You will be supporting students between the ages of 16- 25 years, and will be responsible for encouraging the positive emotional, social and academic development of children. Essential skills include excellent communication / relationship building as well experience of supporting learning.