Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
RNN Group
Location
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary
Up to £8.50 per hour
Posted
15 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Ref
RES - LSA - DV
Specialism
Curriculum
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered
Contract Type
Sessional, Temporary
Organisational Type
GFE College

Learning Support Assistant

Various hours available on a casual basis until June 2019

£8.40 per hour plus holiday pay

Dearne Valley College – Manvers, Rotherham

Rotherham Education Services supply the RNN Group with temporary workers.

We are looking for flexible staff to be  Learning Support Assistants (Job Coaches) as part of the Additional Learning Support team at our Dearne Valley College.

In this rewarding role, you will provide support and assist students with learning difficulties/disabilities, to help them achieve their best possible outcomes in a work setting. You will support students with  work placements and help them build skills and gain confidence to enable them to get the maximum benefit from the placement experience.

You should be able to encourage and motivate others and be able to recognise when and how to provide support, to problem solve and think outside the box to be able to offer alternative learning methods to suit the student’s needs.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Hold GCSE A-C in English & Maths or be prepared to work towards
  • Hold experience supporting students in an educational setting
  • Be flexible
  • Good IT skills
  • Transportation is essential

We celebrate diversity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new workers will be required undertake a DBS check.

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