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Date Added: Tue 04/06/2024

Learning Support Assistant

Rotherham, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £12.83 - £13.50 per hour, Inc benefits

Role: Learning Support AssistantLocation: South YorkshirePay: £12.83 - £13.50 per hour including holiday pay (depending on location and experience)Duration: Part-time or Full-Time, Temporary

Have you been considering a career change to one that is more emotionally rewarding, with a real sense of helping others to achieve?

Reed Further Education are supporting numerous clients with the recruitment of supported learning candidates. We are seeking Learning Support Assistants for both 1-2-1 and small group set-ups within FE Colleges to support learners with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).

If you have previously worked within educational settings, FE, coaching, mentoring, sports activities, summer camps, tutoring, NHS, care or youth work then we’d really like to hear from you. Alternatively, if you have always enjoyed helping others and are interested to find more out regarding the progression of young adults, then we’d love to be able to tell you more about this role.

What the role of a Learning Support Assistant will involve?


• To provide one-to-one support and supervision of students with special education needs/learning difficulties and disabilities within the classroom
• To encourage the learners to excel to reach their full academic potential
• To support learners with their literacy and numeracy
• To create, monitor and review SMART targets
• To manage challenging behaviour, where necessary
• To maintain accurate records of learners’ progress

What the Learning Support Assistant will need:


• English and Maths at grade A-C or above
• Positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport
• Strong regard for student safety and well-being
• Reading, writing and numeracy skills
• DBS child and adult workforce on the update service (we can apply for this on your behalf)
• A good knowledge of Safeguarding (we can offer free online training)

What we can offer you and the benefits of working for Reed Further Education:

When you work with Reed Further Education, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice as well as benefits. We can provide you with:
• Access to pension scheme
• Weekly Pay for all candidates
• Continual Professional Development
• Dedicated and fully trained consultants, here to promote and develop our teams
• Long term and permanent vacancy focus

All candidates who register with Reed Further Education will have 2 years’ referencing taken up and will be required to have a DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment by completing mandatory training within 6 weeks of your first assignment and annually thereafter.

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