Learning Support Assistant

Staff Select Ltd
15500.00 - 20500.00 GBP Annual + GBP15500 - GBP20500/annum
06 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Contract Type
This particular role is to support learners within the classroom environment who are identified as having mild to moderate special educational needs and/or disabilities. Your role will to be to ensure that they benefit from the individualised support devised when accessing learning. The successful candidates will have a proven track record in working as a support assistant in a SEND educational environment, and preferably has previous experience working with the post 16 age group.
As part of company policy at Nova Training, every candidate must be screened in Math's, English and ICT skills. Applicants will be asked to undertake assessments during the interview screening process and will be required to demonstrate a level of competence, to qualify for employment within Nova Training.
Essential Attributes:
* Previous experience in working with groups of children
* A minimum of GCSE C grade or level 4 in Maths and English
* Ability to work in stressful situations
* Responsible, sympathetic and patient manner
* Be able to encourage and motivate your learning cohort to attain high levels of achievement
Desirable Attributes:
* Previous experience in working with challenging behaviour and learning difficulties
* Previous experience in delivering training and/or support to the 14-19 age group
* Information, Advice and Guidance Qualification
* Experience in the field of Autism and/or Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Employee Benefits:
* 25 days annual entitlement with an accessible Holiday Scheme
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* 35p mileage rate
* Access to employee assistance and employee benefit schemes
* Performance related yearly Bonus Scheme
For more information, please click on the following link: Job-Description - STUDY PROGRAMME ADDITIONAL LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - 2018
Nova Training places the highest priority on safeguarding all of our learners and staff. If you are applying for a job with Nova Training be aware that we are a Safer Recruitment employer, job applications will be subject to detailed scrutiny.
Applications for employment must be made on NTS1d Employment Application Form which you will be sent if you are called for interview. All relevant employment documents will be seen and verified.
An identity check will also be carried out and entitlement to work in the UK will be verified. A DBS application and 2 reference checks will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process following a face-to-face interview.
NB: Only original or certified documents are acceptable