Additional Support Needs Assistant, Merseyside

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per annum
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

Additional Needs Support Assistant

Are you interested in working in schools? Are you keen to make a difference in the lives of young people? Do you have transferable skills? Would you like to secure work in schools but don’t have the necessary school-based experience or qualifications? We are always on the lookout for people just like you! Our school in Lydiate are looking for enthusiastic and supportive individuals!

We have a range of FREE CPD training courses, from Safeguarding to Autism Awareness, which will teach you the relevant skills and attributes necessary for supporting children in our schools.

We are happy to accept applicants with Health&Social Care and Support Work background!

Responsibilities of the role included but are not limited to:

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to build strong relationships with students and staff.
  • Be encouraging and supportive.
  • Have a positive attitude towards teaching and aiding children’s development.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the student.

Job Specification:

  • Supervise and provide learning support for children in small groups and on a one to one basis
  • Assist with the development of individual education and behavioural plans setting challenging expectations for pupils to achieve learning goals.
  • Establish trusting relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs and personalities.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with the class and engage in activities.

Our schools have friendly and welcoming communities. Children are encouraged to be independent, creative, and respectful. Staff within the schools strive to give students a fun and exciting learning experience, which in turn enables all children to excel.

Person Specification

  • Have experience working in the care sector or equivalent
  • Be outgoing, fun and engaging
  • Willing to support children of all abilities and needs
  • Have a positive and ambitious attitude to learning

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme.
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

New Directions Education Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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