Learning Support Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Failsworth
  • £400 - 475 per week

Connex - Manchester

Learning Support Assistant
£400 – £475 per week

About the Role

Connex Education are working with a Primary School in Moston, who are looking to appoint a dedicated Learning Support Assistant, to work at their school on a full-time basis.

About the School

This is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school in Moston, renowned in the community for their  warm, supportive ethos. This is a large, four-form entry school, with a higher-than-average number of students with English as an Additional Language. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be providing 1:1 support within a Year 3 class. All staff at this school aim to provide pupils with a nurturing and engaging learning environment and centre the children at the heart of everything they do. They are seeking a TA who is resilient, hard working and passionate, with a genuine desire to make a difference to pupils’ lives through supporting them in their education.

Assignment Details

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be required to provide one-to-one support for a child in Year 3, who has complex needs. You will have access to support and training from school, as well as impressive school resources. In-line with the child’s EHCP, you’ll play a pivotal role in removing the students’ barriers to learning and supporting them to achieve their full potential. You will be working closely with the SENDCo and outside agencies to enable the student to progress through the curriculum, so strong communication skills will be essential to the role. This role will commence ASAP and will last for the remainder of the academic year (with the potential to be extended or become permanent for the right member of staff).

Benefits of working with Connex Education

  • Competitive daily rate
  • PAYE paid weekly
  • Free access to our SEND Toolkit skills development package comprising over 19 courses
  • Potential to complete funded formal qualifications, from Level 2 SEND, Level 3 Teaching and Learning, Level 4 HLTA and Level 5 TEFL
  • Career progression via our Care to Classroom setting conversion course
  • Wellbeing programme and refresher training for life in a 21st century classroom
  • Trainee teacher apprenticeship opportunities

Person Specification

  • Holds experience with children that have Special Educational Needs either within the classroom or a similar setting
  • Hold a valid Level 1, 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Be willing to provide personal care if needed
  • Have a current DBS on the update service or willing to provide a new one

If you are interested in the role above, or would like to discuss more supply opportunities with hundreds of local schools, please apply today. Alternatively, if you have any queries or would like to express your interest of being a part of our amazing team, please contact Zara Jones either via email zara.jones@connex-education.com or by dialling 0161 518 9000.

All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks, including a DBS check. All appointments will be made subject to a DBS check. Connex Education Partnership is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate based on age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, culture or disability. Everyone is assessed on merit alone.

Connex Education Partnership is an employment agency and employment business.

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