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Learning Support Assistant

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £70 - £90 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SENDJANII19_1548418114
Contact Name: David Owen
Contact Email: davido@uniformeducation.co.uk
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Uniform Education are working in partnership with an academy group of Special Educational Needs schools across London, that are currently looking for numerous Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants and teachers to start as soon as possible. The school caters for Primary, Secondary and Post 16 pupils and young adults.

About the role:

  • Supporting the Classroom Teacher in an SEND School or post 16 college
  • Providing support to the individual or group of students you are allocated too
  • The uniqueness of these roles that it is representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities
  • The group and the chosen members of staff provide the best possibilities for their students to achieve their full potential
  • The roles to start in ASAP - we are also looking at part time applicants and applicants that would like to work as part of a daily supply pool of staff
  • Temporary to permanent contracts available

About you:

If you are passionate about pupils' development and enthusiastic to take on a new challenge, then you are the type of candidate we would like to speak to. To work for and on behalf of the pupils and students, it requires a relentlessly positive "can do" approach, resilience, creativity and humility.

Additionally, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Preferable experience of working with children
  • Overseas qualified teachers/assistant are welcome to apply

The ideal candidate would preferably have some experience in the below fields:

  • Teaching Assistant experience
  • Experience working with SEN
  • Youth support work experience
  • A Psychology qualification
  • Experience working in a nursery
  • Personal experience with SEN
  • Care work experience
  • Experience as a nanny or au pair
  • Residential support work experience
  • Health and social care qualifications
  • Level 2 or 3 CACHE qualifications

The hours are school hours, term time only. We have a wide range of selection of opportunities from temporary short term supply work to fixed term and permanent contract work.

Uniform Education are looking to recruit suitable applicants from the below areas:

  • Sutton
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
  • Uxbridge
  • Hounslow
  • Wandsworth
  • Merton
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Croydon

Please apply now and one of the dedicated team will respond to you.