Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
8.50 - 9.00 GBP Hourly + GBP8.50 - GBP9/hour
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Temporary
Huxton Resourcing are looking to grow their team of Learning Support Assistants from October 2017.

You will be joining an existing, hardworking team who really want to make a difference to the students they support.

The role is between Monday to Friday 9.00am- 4.00pm dependent on the individuals timetables for the full academic year and you must be able to commit to this; we will be able to increase your hours with other similar work within education and social care in the holidays.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking candidates who have experience of supporting individuals in an educational setting to help overcome potential barriers to learning that may arise due to a learning difficulty/disability. You will provide a range of support strategies and support the learner in the development of study skills and promoting independence to help ensure maximum learner achievement.

Especially looking for individuals with the following expertise:
• I.T.
• Catering
• Construction
• Employability

In this role, you will need to be flexible and able to demonstrate a proactive, sensitive and empathetic approach in helping individuals overcome personal difficulties.

You will have excellent communication skills and an adaptable and professional attitude. You MUST be of an A Level standard or above, have a good understanding of English and Maths L2.

Relevant experience of supporting young adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and/or complex needs in an education setting is preferable. Safeguarding is essential and patience; enthusiasm and a good sense of humour are highly desirable attributes for this role.

If this best describes you then please get in touch.

Interviews currently taking place