Learning Support Assistant

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United Kingdom
£275 to £350 per week
Salary Description:
�275 - 350 per week
Teaching Personnel
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* Are you interested in a new support staff role within a busy secondary school environment?

* Are you interested in working with young people, aiding their overall progress and personal attainment?

* Do you want to gain invaluable classroom experience before embarking on a PGCE/relevant teaching qualification?

Schools across the Macclesfied area are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join the support staff on a temporary basis. This role will focus on actively helping a pupil within the classroom on an individual basis. The individual will be catering for the specific child who may have SEN - therefore, knowledge of the complexities often faced by children with SEN is crucial. Prior experience within a school environment is desirable, though not essential. Candidates who have previously worked with young people in either a sports coaching capacity, or a youth/community setting are urged to apply. This role presents itself as the ideal opportunity for those who are contemplating enrolling onto a PGCE/other teacher training position. There may be some opportunity to work alongside the school's 'Gifted and Talented' pupils, applying relevant material and tasks to complete in order to ensure that these pupils are being suitably challenged.

Key aspects of this role include:

* Offering consistent guidance and support to teaching staff within lesson time, as well as supervising pupils when needed across the school site.
* Managing pastoral issues related to individuals, ensuring that the needs of the pupil are effectively catered for in all aspects of school life.
* Supporting teachers with regards to the setting of tasks, monitoring of attendance, examination preparation and in class assessment.
* Extended individual support - this may involve working on a 1:1 basis away from mainstream lessons.
* Pay - �275-350 per week, based on previous experience.

The role advertised will commence after the Easter break. This position will end at the end of the academic year. Located in Macclesfield, the school is less than 20 miles from Manchester city centre. With several motorway links located in close proximity, as well as numerous public transport links, the school is easily accessible. For more information regarding this role, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0161 242 1794
Contact: Rory Walsh

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