Learning Support Assistant

£60 - £70 per day
Erin Robinson
Tyne and Wear
Learning Support Assistant

Nineteen Recruitment have secured a number of contracts with local authorities and schools across the North East and are looking to register a number of Learning Support Assistants to work on both ad-hoc and fixed term basis, particularly within primary school settings in the Durham area.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Learning Support Assistant to join one of our client Secondary Schools. The successful candidate will be a highly committed, creative and energetic practitioner who is able to make a full contribution to further raising standards of achievement and to the wider life of the school. Experience of working with pupils with a wide range of needs, would be preferable. The post will involve working with pupils on a one-to one support basis, some small group work and supporting our students in a classroom environment.

Duties and Responsibilities
Support for Pupils, Teachers and the Curriculum

• Work in partnership with teachers and other professional agencies to provide effective support with learning activities;
• Awareness of school policies and procedures;
• Support pupils to understand instructions, support independent learning and to promote the inclusion of all pupils;
• Implement and contribute to planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate
• Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress;
• Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task based on the expectations for individual pupils;
• Under the guidance of a teacher monitor, assess and record pupil progress/activities;
• Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher;
• Support pupils in their social development and their emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate;
• Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate and in line with school policies and procedures;
Who are Nineteen Recruitment?
Nineteen Recruitment are an award winning, ethical and honest recruitment company that specialises in Education, Social Care and Public Sector recruitment. Nineteen has strong relationships with schools, social care settings and all the local authorities across the North East, matching appropriately skilled and experienced candidates to their vacancies. Nineteen is passionate about delivering a high standard of candidate care, ensuring candidates feel well supported when either at work or seeking work.

Advantages of working via Nineteen Recruitment
• Weekly pay paid via a PAYE equivalent model (at no cost to worker)
• Excellent level of support from the agency whilst you're in role
• Agency support with ongoing training / refresher training needs
• A point of contact between the worker and the client/place of work
• Offers the ultimate in flexible working
• You will be kept informed of any new and relevant work opportunities coming up in the future

Registration with Nineteen Recruitment is subject to satisfactory vetting procedures including Enhanced Disclosure; DBS registered to the online update service are welcomed.

Nineteen Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and as such no applicant or worker will receive less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, race or employment status.

If you are not interested in this particular role but would like to discuss the numerous opportunities we have available, please give us a call on 0191 6912899

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