Learning Support Assistant (January Start)

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by Vision for Education - Newcastle

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear United Kingdom
Education
Immediate Start
£61.5 - £65.9 Daily
Contract/Project
Vision for Education are recruiting for a dedicated, flexible and adaptable Learning Support Assistant to join our successful SEND supply team in Newcastle from January. This role would be supporting a wide student population with complex learning and physical difficulties or social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

Requirements:

A motivated, proactive and resilient Learning Support Assistant, comfortable supporting students with SEND ranging from Moderate Learning Difficulties to Profound and Multiple Learning difficulties
Ability to de-escalate challenging behaviour whilst remaining calm, compose and professional
Be comfortable supporting with changing and personal/intimate care
Availability for work 5 days a week, Monday to Friday from September 4th onwards
Ideally access to a vehicle

What we can offer you:

Subject to successful interview, we may offer you a place on our Guaranteed Pay Scheme, where we can guarantee you pay for a minimum of 3 days per week
Fair and transparent pay rates starting from £61.50, paid weekly through AWR
Access to 100% free Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses such as Team Teach, Moving and Handling and Autism Awareness
Access to over 20 online CPD courses via Educare, including Safeguarding, Physical Intervention in Schools, SEND Awareness and many more
Full compliance with Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) to ensure you get paid what you deserve
A team of dedicated SEND Consultants to find you suitable work on a day to day, short term, long term and permanent basis

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All candidates will be required to complete our safeguarding checks and undergo an enhanced DBS check.

If you are looking for a career supporting young people with SEND in schools and are available full time from January, please apply with your up CV and up to date contact details. For more information contact Colin Bain, SEND Consultant and Vision for Education in Newcastle on (phone number removed)

Reference: 614958835

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